Month: February 2015

New Softball Ireland National Slowpitch Manager

Softball Ireland are delighted to confirm the appointment of Senan Dormer as our Softball Ireland National Slowpitch Team Manager.

Senan has a long and varied experience of the game, including representing Ireland at the 2013 European Championships. Senan has been appointed till September 30th 2015.

Quote: We are delighted to appoint Senan as the Slowpitch Head Coach, and look forward to supporting him in the coming months as he prepares a team for the 2015 European Championships in Bulgaria.

This is an exciting time for our sport at an International level, and Senan will work closely with Melanie on developing the best programmes to grow our game.

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European championship Pools Draw #ESFCEB15

The draw for the European championships has taken place today at the European Softball and Baseball Congress.

Scheduled for later this year, the European championship tournament will be played in Gryphons fields in Rosmalen.

Pool A – Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Israel
Pool B – Russia, Spain, Belgium, Croatia, France
Pool C – Ireland, Czech, Austria, Ukraine , Poland, Slovenia
Pool D – Italy, Great Britain, Slovakia, Switzerland and Bulgaria


Softball Ireland Welcomes 120 Delegates to Dublin

Softball Ireland welcome more than 120 delegates from across the world to Dublin for the European Softball Federation & Confederation of European Baseball joint Annual Congress.

The European delegates will be joined by the Presidents of the International Softball Federation and the International Baseball Federation.

Speaking on hosting the event Colum Lavery, president of Softball Ireland said “Its a wonderful opportunity for Softball Ireland together with Baseball Ireland to showcase our country and organisation to all our sister Federations. Mr Lavery added ” the hosting of an event like this would not be possible without the tireless efforts of the Softball Ireland members and the generous and support of our sponsors the Ballsbridge Hotel, St. Petersburg Clearwater Sports Commission. Musco Lighting, and Next Generation Recruitment”

Note – The ESF CEB Congress will be held in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Friday February 6 and Saturday February 7, 2015.