The inaugural ABIF National Championships were held in 2018 in Chalkers Pool Hall, Adelaide.
Australian National Blackball Championships 2018 winners

There were both team and individual events.
Winners and runners-up in each category were as follows.

Ladies Team
Winner ~ South Australia
Renata Delahunty Capt., Lyndall Vine, Elise Mabbott
Runner-up ~ ACT
Vanessa Nelson, Cindy Blackmore, Ashleigh Smith
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Ladies Singles
Winner ~ Lyndall Vine
( South Australia )
Runner-up ~ Joy Sullivan
( South Australia )
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Men’s Team
Winner ~ South Australia
David Rothall Capt., Sawan Naker, Ricky Emery
Runner-up ~ Western Australia
Sonny Lister Capt., Nathan McMahon, Rocky Hammond
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Men’s Singles
Winner ~ Wayne Stubbs
( Tasmania )
Runner-up ~ David Ewing
( South Australia )
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Seniors Singles
Winner ~ Alec Evreniadis
( South Australia )
Runner-up ~ Ian Chung
( Queensland )

The blackball shootouts provided some of the most electrifying moments of the finals night. Watch a recording of the climax to a ladies event.