Ashbourne Baseball News

  • Mar

    Opening Day 2024

    The 2024 season opens on April 6th at the International Baseball Centre. The Giants take on the league champions Mariners at 11 am in a battle of the last two league champions. The Titans take on the Vikings at 14:30.  

  • Feb

    2024 International Baseball Festival to Run from July 18th to August 5th

    The 2024 International Baseball Festival will run from July 18th to August 5th featuring three tournaments. The tournament kicks off with a 4 team seniors tournament hosted by the Irish National Team.   This tournament runs from July 18th to 21st. The following week will be a European Baseball Championship Qualifier.  The tournament will feature Ireland,… Read More

  • Nov

    Ashbourne Baseball to Host 2024 European Baseball Championship Qualifier

    Baseball Ireland and Ashbourne Baseball have been awarded a European Baseball Qualifying Tournament.  The tournament will be held from July 25-28 at the International Baseball Centre.  Joining Ireland in its pool will be Austria, Bulgaria and Norway. Ashbourne previously held this tournament in 2018 when Ireland defeated Greece in an exciting final.  More recently, the… Read More

  • Oct

    Ashbourne Giants win First National Championship

    The Ashbourne Giants won their first National Title by sweeping 2021 Champions Mariners Baseball 2-0 in the league final. The Giants started the season slowly by losing their first 4 games as key players were unavailable. However the team held tough and finished the season in third place with a 10-11 record. The Giants started… Read More

  • Dec

    Giants Lose in National Championship

    The Ashbourne Giants lost to defending champion Mariners Baseball in two hard fought games. Already playing without injured starting centre fielder Ryan Wiebe, the Giants suffered a huge blow as second baseman Fionn Gallahar-Hall came up lame on the second play of the game.   Despite the injuries, the Giants scored 3 in the opening inning…. Read More

  • Sep

    Giants Compete For National Championship

    The All Ireland National Baseball Championship will be held on Sunday, September 19 at the International Baseball Centre in Ashbourne Co. Meath. Two games will be played at 11:00 and 14:30 with game three held September 26th if necessary. The game will feature the two top teams in Ireland, the Ashbourne Giants and Mariners Baseball…. Read More

  • Sep

    Warriors win inaugural Cadet League

    The Warriors, a joint cadet team made up of members of the Ashbourne Giants and Dublin City Hurricane won the first cadet league title with a 7-3 record. The Warriors tied with Marineres Baseball but won the league based on head to head results.

  • Sep

    Giants A Heartbroken as They Lose A Championship to Mariners

    Mariners Baseball A defeat the Ashbourne Giants 15-7 to take the Irish Baseball Leagues A Division Championship The Ashbourne Giants and Mariners Baseball met in the Irish Baseball League A final with the Giants having to beat the Mariners twice to take the title. The Giants jumped out to a quick lead in the first… Read More

  • Sep

    Giants U21 Win Ashbourne Baseball’s Second B Division Championship

    Ashbourne Giants U21 won the club’s second Irish Baseball League Championship by defeating Mariners Baseball 13-5 in a rematch of the last game of the regular season. The U21’s young guns jumped on Mariners starter Alex Caparu with three consecutive singles. Shortstop David Linn got them going with a single to left field followed by… Read More

  • Sep

    The Wizard Keeps the Giants Guessing as the Mariners Win A Division Pennant

    Woody ‘the Wizard’ Woodburne hurled a complete game gem to win the pennant for the Mariners. The game was a pitcher’s battle as Woodburne and Giants starter Eduardo Hernandez kept things scoreless through 4 innings. In the fifth, the Mariners get things rolling with back to back singles by shortstop Chuck Adams and right fielder… Read More