Slowpitch National Team News
2019 Co-Ed Slowpitch European Championship Squad AnnouncedDublin May 8, 2019Co-ed Slowpitch National Team manager Senan Dormer has announced the final squad for the 2019 European Championships which will take place in Budapest, Hungary from the 15 July to 20 July 2019. Women MenRuth CaseyKegsBarry CaseyKegsRuth
Entries for the Brian Walshe Cup will close on Thursday April 18, 2019. Teams may register through the registration link below. As with previous tournaments, the tournament will be used as a fundraising event for the Slowpitch National Team which is participating at the 2019 European Championships in July 2019. Entry fee is €150 per team Click Here to Register
Preparations for 2019 European Championships Ramp upThe coed slowpitch national team continued their preparations for the 2019 European Championships with the hosting of the second of three planned trials to identify the final roster.On a wet, cold, sleety and sunny day in Castleknock College 16 players attended the second trial and were assessed in the key areas of fitness, defense and offence. Ireland team manger Senan Dormer will select and extended squad prior to selecting
Softball Ireland has a strong commitment to gender balance on its board with 50% or greater of the board being female since 2015.This positive in governance extends further than just the Softball Ireland board to our Regional Associations also. Currently Fastpitch Ireland and Softball Ulster are led by female chairs with both following in the footsteps of Julie Trundle who was a forming member and long time driving force as Chair of Softball Leinster. In
Further to the successful first trial held indoors on February 24, 2019, the Coed Slowpitch National Team coaches have announced the dates for the second and third trial as follows March 10, 2019 Castleknock College 11am - 2pmMarch 30, 2019 Castleknock College 11am - 2pm Players wishing to register for the trials should email email@example.com. All players seeking to tryout must have or be eligible to receive an Irish Passport. The 2019 Coed European Slowpitch Championship will be held in Budapest on the
National Team Trials The first National Slowpitch Team trials were held in Firhouse Community College on February 25, 2019 as Ireland's preparations for the European Championships in Hungary July ramp up. Given the trials clashed with the Six Nations game, there was an excellent turn out on the day. Details of the second trial will be circulated in due course.