Senior Competition Overview

The Newcastle Baseball Association runs a graded competition between April and September each year.  Games are played on both Saturday and Sunday of a weekend on a home and away basis.  The graded competition is broken into 3 team groups as described below, with clubs entering teams in some or all of the grades.


Major League

The premium completion is 1st grade and is complemented by 2nd Grade.  Currently 5 clubs participate in these competitions with teams featuring players who have played professionally in Australia, Japan, the United States and Europe as well as players who are seeking to pursue a career in the sport. 2nd grade proceeds 1st grade on each game day and is a timed game.  1st grade is played over 9 innings or more if extra innings are required to achieve a result.


Double A

Teams in this competition group are in 3rd and 4th grade and play timed games.


Senior Womens League

The Newcastle Baseball Association runs their Women’s League in May and June each year.  Games are played on Sunday in either late morning or early afternoon.  More details will be available in late March / Early April.


Minor League

Teams in this completion group are in 5th and 6th grade and also play timed games.

Senior Competition Information

Game Times are as follows:



1st Grade    2:05pm, 9 innings game

2nd Grade 11:30am - 1:45pm 2hr 15min game


3rd Grade    2:30pm - 4:30pm, 2hr game

4th Grade  12:10pm - 2;10pm, 2hr game

Saturdays, with some Sunday's

5th Grade    2:30pm - 4:30pm, 2hr game

6th Grade  12:15pm - 2:00pm, 1hr 45min game

Our Senior Clubs...

Belmont Seagulls




Lake Camels

(Bolton Point)

Maitland Mavericks


Nelson Bay Strikers

(Nelson Bay)

Phoenix Charlestown


Seaham Storm


Torono Tigers


White Sox


Woodberry Wolves