Baseball Ireland is hosting the the 2018 European Baseball Championship Qualifying Tournament, July 23rd to 28th. Games will be held at the International Baseball Centre, home of the Ashbourne Giants. Competing teams are Ireland, Finland, Norway, Greece and Slovenia.
Ashbourne Baseball Club News
The Ashbourne Giants are looking for players for its Adult A and B teams. Spring training sessions are happening at the Donaghmore GAA in Ashbourne every Saturday (5-7 pm) until March 10th. Non-members welcome. Cost €10 (€5 if under 18)
Adult baseball spring training sessions are beginning for the upcoming season. Members, nonmembers and beginners welcome. Dates: Every Saturday at 5 pm from January 3 through March 10th, 2018 Location: Donaghmore GAA Club, Ashbourne, Co Meath Ages 13+ Cost €10 per session. Contact Ashbournebaseballclub@gmail.com for details on attending or joining the club.
The Ashbourne Giants won the B Division of the Irish Baseball League with an 8-3 victory over the Belfast Buccaneers. The Giants go off to a quick lead in the first, with Liam Shier and Paul Carey scoring. The Giants extended their lead to 4-0 in the second when Fionn Gallahar-Hall and Ryan Wiebe came… Read More
In a rain shortened game, the Giants clinched first place in the Irish Baseball League’s B Division with a 3-2 victory over the Belfast North Stars. The Giants jumped out to a quick lead in the top of the first when Danny Keane doubled home Ryan Wiebe to score the games first run. The lead… Read More
The Ashbourne Giants Little Leaguers pulled of the Threepeat in winning the Irish Baseball League Little League Championships.
Unfortunately, all games for today have been cancelled. Final places have been decided by points with Mexico in first, followed by Ireland in second, USA in third and Belgium in fourth. Prize giving is scheduled for 3:30 in Swans Pub Curragha, Co. Meath. Hope to see you there.
We’ve played four days of baseball, watched ten games and it all comes down to this. Finals Day. After some tough matches Mexico has come out on top after a superb game against Belgium, pulling back from a 14-0 score to score 17 runs in one inning. They’re heading into the Final against our second… Read More
The week of 17-23 August presents our second and third official field events. First up, our Baseball Kids Camp. The summer camp made for 5-18 year olds will run from Monday through Wednesday at 10am until 1pm each day. We will be teaching new players the basics of mechanics for throwing, fielding and batting and enhancing the… Read More
Our opening weekend finished just as it started, with a bang. Literally. The two games played from our National A League were truely exciting and exhilarating. The Greystones Mariners scraped a win against the Dublin Black Sox after a long game of a Pitchers’ Duel between Daniel ‘Woody’ Woodburne (Mariners) and Brendan Scott (Black Sox)…. Read More