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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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…

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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

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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…

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