Around Greater Manchester and in the Northwest Region
Manchester Softball League
University Sportsgrounds, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23. Website: www.manchestersoftball.co.uk
There are many opportunities to play and watch Softball in games organised by Manchester Softball League. As well as organising weekly league games for teams based in the Manchester area, the MSL also hosts teams from across the UK at an annual invitational tournament held in August. Additionally, MSL hosts national tournaments organised by BaseballSoftballUK, the United Kingdom governing body. The League uses the facilities at the University Sportsgrounds, wythenshawe for its games. League games are played on Tuesday and Wednesday evening throughout the season, which runs from April to September. There are currently twenty teams playing in three divisions, playing from entry level to national A standard. New players are always welcome. Tournaments are played from 9am to 5pm over two day weekends, and entry for spectators is free.
Location MSL rents pitches at the University Sportsgrounds, near to Junction 5 of the M60.
How about taking on a new sport? Here’s your invitation to come and try out Softball. It’s a cross between Rounders and Baseball. Its a cross between Rounders and Baseball and we play a mixed sex team of 5 males and 5 females. The Aardvarx are a 3rd Division Softball Team in the Manchester Softball League. We invite anyone, both female and male, (over the age of 18), to come along and try out this very social sport. We play from April to September and invite you to attend our practice session on Monday nights. Games start at 7:00pm, although we meet up from 6:15 for pre-match practice and warm up. We can provide coaching and game equipment.Our League games are played on Tuesday nights, commencing 29th April through to end of August We play at Parrs Wood School in Didsbury. Just ask for the Aardvarx’s!
Interested? Why not contact John, the Team Coach, and he’ll return an email with a simple guide on playing the game and also provide maps and directions. Go on – you’ve got this far – give it a go!
Contact John – Tel: 0792 199 4799. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Manchester Lions claim to be “..the most dynamic and well organised Softball club in the Manchester Softball League”. The team was formed 2002 and in 2006 the Lions were promoted to Manchester’s First Division finishing 3rd in Division 1 of the Manchester Softball League in each of the last 2 years. During the spring and summer they practice every Monday night at Trafford Metrovicks RUFC from 6.30pm until Dusk then visit the on-site bar for a swift half or two.
The address for the Metrovics is: Finney Bank Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 6LR
Always looking for new members and to promote the sport of Softball. Website: https://www.lionssoftball.net/. Email: email@example.com
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