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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Virgin Media Red Sox Blast into 2nd Division

The Virgin Media Red Sox joined the 2nd division last night with a bang – scoring 15 runs against the Deadly Suspects in a close match. The Suspects were welcoming and supportive as the new team started off their Leinster League by hitting with back to back hits including a double from their leadoff hitter Cormac who’d go on to hit a few homers and get the MVP for the…

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SL Umpire Levy Introduced and other news

After our first Beginner Umpire class did not meet the minimum attendance we were hoping to maintain the necessary umpires to cover the scheduled games for this season, the SL committee have decided that we will have to introduce an Umpire Levy for this season. This release went out to captains today and is also posted on our website along with the 2019 Byelaws and Game Rules. Also released last…

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Slow Pitch Trials & Open Day

The 2019 Co-ed European Slow Pitch Championship will be held in Budapest on the 15-20th of July. Ireland Head Coach, Senan Dormer has appointed Eoin Coonan and Jonathan Spielberg as his Assistant Coaches. Jay Slevin is going to take up the role of Logistics Manager and Karen Brady will come on board as the team’s Strength and Conditioning coach. The first trial opportunity will be at an indoor session in…

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