Category: Tournament Recap

Sliders Team at IOST (2018)

Sliders at IOST 2018

The Belfast Sliders (Marian, Jay, Kirsty, Emma, Laura, Andrew, Tim, Jonny, Michal, Matias), plus Cubby from the Cubs, made the long trek from Belfast to Limerick to participate in the Irish Open Softball Tournament (IOST) for the third year in a row.  The tournament took place over two days, with a packed schedule of softball keeping the team busy throughout.  Favourable weather helped the spirits, especially when compared with the monsoon that was the previous year. Continue reading “Sliders at IOST 2018”

Sliders Team (2018)

Carrie Trundle Cup Recap

The Belfast Sliders had an all-day home advantage as the Softball Ulster Carrie Trundle Cup took place at their home grounds at Dixon Playing Fields on Saturday 2nd June 2018.  Despite a weather warning for rain and thunderstorms, the weather held out and we had sunshine all day.  All clubs in Ulster participated this year, with Belfast Softball, Belfast Angels, Bangor Bucs and Belfast Cubs all sending contingents to Dixon Park. Continue reading “Carrie Trundle Cup Recap”

Sliders Team (2018)

Start of Season Tournament 2018

The Belfast Sliders travelled to Rathmore Grammar School on Saturday 28th April 2018 to attend their first tournament of the season, organised by Softball Ulster.  One of five teams, the Sliders faced off against Belfast Softball Club, Belfast Angels, Bangor Buccaneers, and the Sons of Pitches (from Dublin) to rank third in the round-robin stage and third equal (along with the Belfast Angels) in the finals.  The overall winners on the day were Belfast Softball Club who beat the Sons of Pitches to take home the trophy for the second year in a row. Continue reading “Start of Season Tournament 2018”