Category: IOST

IOST 2015 Teams Confirmed

16 Teams have entered IOST 2015

Softball Ireland have received 16 entries for the 2015 IOST which will be held in the University of Limerick. The teams entered are listed below and we will be in contact in the coming days with regards to tournament format and details.


Belfast Softball Club




Galway Tribes



Marlay 1

Marlay 2



Sauce Monsters

Sons Of Pitches




Reminder – IOST Registration closes this Friday!

The University of Limerick will once more host the IOST in 2015. We have listened to feedback from 2014 and we are delighted to confirm that there will be no limit on the number of teams who may register for the tournament*.

Tournament details as follows:
Date: August 15/16, 2015
Venue: University of Limerick
Cost: €325 per team
The fee includes Umpires and balls.

To register your team please email by July 24, 2015.
Accommodation is once more available on the campus grounds and should be booked directly with the University through following the following link – and entering the following code: IOSTUL15 in the promotional code box.

*Please note that should there be more than 16 registered teams, Softball Ireland reserved the right to commence games at 0800 each morning and 1800 each evening

IOST Schedule Released

Softball Ireland has confirmed the tournament schedule for the 2014 IOST.

A total of 16 teams have entered the Softball Ireland showcase tournament which will be played at the University of Limerick Sports Grounds on August 16 & 17, 2014.

IOST 2014 will mark the first time 70 foot bases and the new .52/300 12 Inch Balls will be used in a National Softball Tournament in Ireland.

Team Captains and Players can download the information pack and full schedule for the weekend from here


Games will commence at 0900 on both mornings and team Captains are invited to attend the Captains meeting on Saturday August 16, 2014 at 0830.

On behalf of the Softball Ireland Board, we wish all Players safe travels as they make their way to Limerick.

Baseball & Softball Shop announced as official ball supplier

Softball Ireland are pleased to announce The Baseball & Softball Shop as the Official Game Ball supplier to Softball Ireland for the remainder of 2014. The IOST, Brian Walsh Cup and National Championships will all use Worth .50 COR and a compression of 300lbs supplied by the Baseball & Softball Shop.

Softball Ireland President Colum Lavery said: “The appointment of an Official Ball Supplier will see considerable savings for the Softball Ireland membership and ensure that quality game balls are available for the remaining tournaments of 2014”.

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