GameTime Classics | Episode 32: Australia, Canada play for bronze at U-19 Women's Softball World Cup 2019

GameTime Classics | Episode 32: Australia, Canada play for bronze at U-19 Women's Softball World Cup 2019
Canada had beaten Australia in the Super Round by a score of 7-0 in six innings.

WBSC's 32nd edition of the 'GameTime Classics' series will showcase the 2019 WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup Bronze Medal Game between Canada and Australia. The game was played on 17 August at Bill Barber Park in Irvine, California, USA. Canada were aiming to win their first medal in history, while Australia aspired to be back on the podium after two editions and a six-year hiatus, which would be their sixth bronze medal in the event.

Canada reached the Bronze Medal Game with win:loss record of 5:2 in the Super Round. Losses against USA and Japan prevented Canada from advancing to the World Championship Game. Australia advanced to the bronze medal game with more losses than wins, at 3:4. USA, Mexico, Japan and Canada defeated the Aussies in the Super Round.

Samantha Ryan started for the fifth time in the tournament for Canada, while Australian Head Coach Kerrie Porter gave the ball to her ace, Georgia Hood.

The Bronze Medal Game will be available for free at at 9 pm Eastern US Standard Time* on Saturday, 25 April (3 am Central European Time* on Sunday 26 April) and Sunday at 9 am Eastern Standard Time* (3:00 pm Central European Time*) at

*Observing daylight saving time.

Tomorrow GameTime Classics series will feature another Bronze Medal Game: the match between Mexico and Japan for the 2017 WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup third place.

Watch more GameTime Classics:

Episode 31: Women's Baseball World Cup 2018 bronze medal game
Episode 30: New Zealand, Venezuela compete in 2013 Men's Softball World Championship final
Episode 29: Mexico, Chinese Taipei put on slugfest in U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 
Episode 28: Women’s Softball World Championship 2016 final Japan-USA
Episode 27: USA take on Chinese Taipei in must-win WBSC Premier12 2019 clash
Episode 26: Australia vs Argentina, a pitching duel at the Men’s Softball World Championship 2013
Episode 25: Watch Japan take on Mexico in a thrilling U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 final
Episode 24: Watch Japan, Greece collide at the 2006 Women’s Softball World Championship
Episode 23: Watch the epic battle between USA and Mexico at the U-12 Baseball World Cup 2017
Episode 22: Canada, New Zealand clash at the Men's Softball World Cup 2004
Episode 21: Chinese Taipei v USA in the final of the 2019 WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup
Episode 20: Australia vs China for a spot in the softball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Episode 19: Korea, Cuba battle in early stages of Women's Baseball World Cup 2016
Episode 18: New Zealand, Australia thriller open Men's Softball World Cup 2013 playoffs
Episode 17: Japan, Panama fight hard in WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup super round
Episode 16: Great Britain vs Italy for an Olympic softball berth
Episode 15: Watch Australia vs USA in 2019 Premier12 thriller
Episode 14: Re-live the 2018 Junior Men’s Softball World Cup Final between Australia and Japan
Episode 13: Watch Korea vs Panama in 2016 U-23 Baseball World Cup
Episode 12: Mexico, Canada battle to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic softball competition
Episode 11: Watch a semifinal thriller - Canada-Chinese Taipei at the Women's Baseball World Cup 2016
Episode 10: Historic first-ever WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball final between Chinese Taipei and Peru
Episode 9: Watch Korea vs Japan in 2015 Premier12 Semi-Final
Episode 8: Singapore, Argentina open 2020 U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup with a bang
Episode 7: Watch Chinese Taipei and Japan battle in the 2018 Women's Baseball World Cup
Episode 6: JPN vs USA dramatic 2019 U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup final
Episode 5: Re-live Mexico v USA 2019 U-12 Baseball World Cup elimination game
Episode 4: Mexico-New Zealand epic battle at WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship 2019
Episode 2: Re-live the Japan-USA Final of the 2018 WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship
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