Coronavirus

In the interests of public health and safety and in accordance with Softball Ireland’s instructions (see link below), Softball Leinster request that teams suspend all training sessions until further notice. We know that this will be a disappointment to many of you and we share your frustration. SL would like to reassure members that we are doing all we can to address the issues involved and will keep you apprised…

14th March 2020
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2020 Team Registration Now Open!

1st March 2020

Team Registration for the 2020 season opens today, with discounts for early registration (€150 per team on or before April 1st, €175 thereafter). We are excited to welcome Ashbourne Antlers to the League and are hopeful that they will be joined in Division 2 by at least 1 more new team. New teams are exempt from the team registration fee in their first season.   Already many teams have indicated…

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Important! Softball Ireland’s EGM.

Earlier today, SL raised some serious concerns with regard to Softball Ireland’s proposed EGM and Constitutional Amendments. Those concerns are summarised below. ********************************************************************************************************************************* Under SI’s Constitution, Article 17.3, SL is obliged to notify SI of any breach of the Softball Ireland Constitution: 17.3 OBJECTIVES AND FUNCTIONS OF A REGIONAL ASSOCIATION c. Monitoring and assisting with the implementation and compliance with the Softball Ireland Constitution, Softball Ireland Regulations and notifying Softball…

14th February 2020
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New Balls!

As you may be aware, Softball Ireland announced Baden as the Official Slowpitch Ball Partner of the Federation on January 30, 2020. The agreement ensures that pre-ordered balls are available to Softball Ireland clubs at a promotional price. The use of Baden balls is optional for clubs in 2020 but will be mandatory from the 2021 season onwards for all teams, leagues and tournaments. Full details of the partnership are available here…

11th February 2020
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Softball Leinster Development Survey

SL has established a working group tasked with formulating our development plan and we would welcome your input in order to identify priority areas. Your feedback will assist us to make positive changes in the Region. Please click the link below to participate in the survey, it will only takes a few minutes. http://shorturl.at/acosT

6th February 2020
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ConstitYOUtion

8th January 2020

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…

8th January 2020
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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…

27th November 2019
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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…

6th November 2019
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Softball Leinster AGM – Call to Action!

30th September 2019

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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