ConstitYOUtion

SL has made a New Year’s resolution to conduct a review of our Constitution, with the aim of making it easier to understand and more accessible to members. We need volunteers who are willing to provide input which will help to shape the new Constitution. So, if you have a way with words, a flair for editing or speak fluent legalese, we’d love to hear from you. If you would…

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SL Appoints New Treasurer

Massimo Lepri (Wicklow Wolves) has been appointed to the position of Softball Ireland Treasurer and has tendered his resignation from the SL Board. We wish Massimo the best of luck in his new role and thank him for the diligence and dedication he has shown during his time as Treasurer and member of the Board. Softball Leinster is pleased to announce that Nicola Wasserfall (Thirsty Camels) has been co-opted as…

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Condolences on the passing of Katherina Stephens, RIP.

A message from the Managers of TNT and Castleknock and on behalf of John Edwards’ teammates: It is with a very heavy heart that we say goodbye to Katherina Stephens, the loving wife of John Edwards. Katherina lost an exhausting battle with cancer Thursday evening.  John is a long time dedicated member of the softball community who has represented Sluggers, Castleknock and now TNT to add to his contributions.  John,…

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SL Announces New Chairperson and SL Representative.

Softball Leinster is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Murnaghan as Chair of the Region. Most of you will know Peter from his involvement in the sport over the last 20 years, both with the Kegs and as the co-ordinator of Carathon. Peter brings a lot of experience and energy to the position and we hope that you will join with SL in welcoming him and supporting him during…

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AGM Update and Chairperson Resignation

From Melanie Lavery to the SL Committee: As most everyone is aware, I volunteered to be the Softball Leinster chairperson at the recent AGM. No one else seemed willing to put themselves forward, and I felt this was too essential of a position to go unfilled. More importantly, I felt I had some ideas and could provide clear leadership to move things forward for our region. However, I have been…

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Softball Leinster AGM – Call to Action!

The Softball Leinster Annual General Meeting is scheduled for 4pm on the 19th of October in a new venue this year at the Four Provinces Bar in Kimmage. Among the things that will be discussed will be whether Softball Leinster should propose at the Softball Ireland AGM that there should be a greater representation of teams from Leinster participating in SINCC (the Softball Ireland National Club Championship). We plan to…

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What to do if you have no umpire

We have worked hard to improve our umpire training and numbers this year. An advanced umpire course will still be held later this summer, but in the meantime there are things that can be done when there is no umpire at your game. Each team should submit their lineup cards to the opposing teams prior to the game. The home team should manage the match report and share that with…

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