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Baseball WA is part of the Australian Baseball Federation, which is the peak representative body for baseball in Australia.
Baseball WA is part of Baseball Australia (BA) - the governing body for all levels of baseball throughout the country. Primarily responsible for the development of the sport; administration, conduct, participation, high performance and promotion, BA works with seven (7) State and Territory associations and 600+ clubs across the country.
BA also acts as the international liaison and represents Australian Baseball at all International forums. They are the 100% owner of the Australian Baseball League (ABL). The Southern Thunder and the Emeralds are the mens and women's National senior representative teams for Baseball Australia, both competing in the biennial IBAF World Cup and the men in the triennial World Baseball Classic.
The Fremantle Football Club, nicknamed the Dockers, is a professional Australian rules football team that competes in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The club represents and was previously based in the port city of Fremantle at the mouth of the Swan River in Western Australia and now has their training and headquarters at Cockburn ARC in Cockburn Central. In 1995 it became the second team from Western Australia after the West Coast Eagles to be admitted to the AFL, honouring the rich footballing tradition and history associated with Fremantle.
High-profile players since the club's inception include former captain and six time All-Australian Matthew Pavlich, 2015 Brownlow Medallist Nat Fyfe, the league's tallest ever player Aaron Sandilands, Peter Bell, Shaun McManus, former number one draft pick Clive Waterhouse, winners of the AFL Rising Star award Paul Hasleby and Rhys Palmer, Jeff Farmer, Luke McPharlin and Hayden Ballantyne.
The club is coached by Ross Lyon following the sacking of Mark Harvey at the end of the 2011 AFL home and away season. Fremantle has not won a premiership during its time in the AFL, however it did win the minor premiership in 2015, and reached the 2013 AFL Grand Final which it lost to Hawthorn
The WA Diamonds are a women's field hockey team based in Perth, Western Australia.
The team compete in the women's division of the Australian Hockey League (AHL).
Originally known as the WAIS Diamonds, the team first competed in the AHL in 1993, changing names to WA Diamonds in 2003. They have won the AHL title 6 times, in years 1994, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010.
The WA Thundersticks are a men's Australian field hockey team, representing Western Australia in the Australian Hockey League.
The Thundersticks have been the most successful team since the inception of the National Hockey League (NHL) (now the Australian Hockey League) in 1991 (the Thundersticks did not compete until 1992). Their home ground is the Perth Hockey Stadium at Curtin University of Technology in Perth.
They have also competed under the names, Perth Thundersticks and WAIS (Western Australian Institute of Sport) Thundersticks.
The team were victorious in the 2008 AHL final played in Canberra, defeating the Queensland Blades 4-2.