SL Umpire Code Of Conduct

SL have been working on a new SL Umpire Code Of Conduct statement for all umpires officiating SL/SI games and events. We will be incorporating this as part of umpire refresher and new umpire programmes going forward also. July 2022. All Softball Leinster umpires are expected to abide by and promote the Softball Ireland Code of Conduct in addition to the Umpire’s Code of Conduct as noted below. Umpire Code…

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Pitching Clinics, Grants, Co-Ed and All Stars

PITCHING CLINIC. There will be a pitching clinic in St Annes on Thursday the 21st of July. 19.00 – 21:00 It will be run by Ken McCarthy, Paul Peake, Jonathan Speilberg and Simon Lewis. To register please email: play@softballleinster.ie LOCAL GOVERNMENT GRANT. We are delighted to announce that Softball Leinster has secured Dublin City Council funding for use with developing the sport in the region. It will be added to…

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Updated Rules for 2022/2023

The WBSC has issued an updated Slowitch rule book which can be found here in our Umpire section https://www.softballleinster.ie/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Official-Rules-of-Softball-20222023-1.pdf A spotlight on the changes itself can be found https://www.softballleinster.ie/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Official-Rules-of-Softball-Changes.pdf

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Ireland Mens/Co-Ed Slowpitch National Team Trials Confirmed

Ireland will participate in the Mens Slowpitch European Championships in Colorno, Italy from June 14 – June 18, 2022 and the Co-Ed Slowpitch European Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia from July 12 – July 16, 2022, the first time either Championship will be held since the beginning of the pandemic. Senan Dormer, Slowpitch National Team Head Coach, has confirmed that trials for the Mens and Co-Ed national teams will be held…

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Winter HitTrax Slowpitch League

Softball Ireland in conjunction with Softball Leinster are delighted to launch the inaugural Winter HitTrax Slowpitch League which will be played weekly in Strike Zone from February 1, 2022. The season will consist of 4 teams playing 1 hour double headers over the course of six weeks at the Strikezone complex. A team will consist of six players each evening with a minimum number of two female players. Each player may…

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Happy New Year

Softball Leinster wishes all of it’s members a Happy and safe New Year, and the very best for 2022. There’s a great season ahead and hopefully growth in the leagues. We’ve more floodlight games planned, and some coaching clinics before the season starts. We will also be bringing out a regular newsletter from January. To be added to the mailing list please mail info@softballleinster.ie

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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…

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