December Batting Sessions Postponed

Due to current COVID numbers. The indoor batting sessions planned for newer players in early December has been postponed until mid January. More information on this and other planned development will be available in the December newsletter. Contact info@softballleinster.ie for inclusion on the mailing list.

24th November 2021
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New SL Committee Members

At the recent SL AGM, the following board was elected. Peter Murnaghan returns as Chair. Alan O’Rafferty remains as SL Secretary. Heather Foust was elected as Treasurer. Niall Byrne elected and returns as an ordinary committee member. Brian Connelly elected and returns as an ordinary committee member. Gillian Cinnamon was elected as an ordinary committee member. Lisa Brady was elected as an ordinary committee member. More details will be published…

20th November 2021
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Softball Ireland Launch Slowpitch development plan

Softball Ireland has just launched the Slow Pitch Softball Development Plan 2022-2026. The Development Plan will be the key policy document that sets out the overall strategy for the sustainable development and growth of Slow Pitch Softball in Ireland for the period 2022-2026 and beyond. The Plan clearly sets out Softball Ireland’s vision for the sport going forward and will include toolkits designed to provide practical support to Teams and…

25th October 2021
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Massimo Lepri

With great sadness, we announce that our friend Massimo Lepri passed away in the care of his family after a long illness. Former treasurer of SL, umpire, and co-founder of the Wicklow Wolves. He contributed massively to our sport and we will miss him greatly. Our thoughts are with his wife Louis, his son Sean and their family. https://rip.ie/death-notice/massimo-lepri-bray-wicklow/471349

3rd October 2021
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Friday Night Lights Pics

Links to photos below The first floodlit All Star Game played on a wonderfully warm, dry September night in Wanderers fc. The Southside captained by Olwen Barrett won a tense battle over the Northside combo captained by Norma McIntyre. All clubs represented and pitchside commentary by Amanda Wigglesworth made for a very enjoyable evening followed by divisional winners presentations. Thanks to SI for sponsoring the balls..and thanks to all for…

26th September 2021
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IOST and SINCC results

IOST Congrats to Batpak winning the National Championships this weekend in AALSA, also to TNT winning the Irish Open and defeating Batpak in the final. A great day out for all.. Roll on the All Star night on Friday in Wanderers FC

21st September 2021
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Suspension of Play

Re: positive COVID test result on Sunday from a player in the Prem League . We are continuing to liaise with SI in relation to this and we believe they will be making a further announcement shortly. We understand clubs may have concerns and questions. What we do know is that a player tested positive for covid on Sunday that played softball last Tuesday. There has been subsequent potential cross…

10th August 2021
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Softball Change in RTP

The Softball Ireland Return to Play Protocol has been updated with effect from 30/7/2021 by the Softball Ireland Medical Committee. We would ask all team Captains and COVID Officers to familiarise themselves with the updated protocol which can be downloaded at the folloing link: http://www.softball.ie/covid-19-hub/. The FAQ section of the hub has also been updated. As we near the end of the season, we wish to thank the membership for their…

3rd August 2021
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