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South American Soccer Club World Tours 1968

Santos (Brazil)

DateVersusW/LScoreAttendance
21.06.1968Napoli (Italy) (at Yankee Stadium, NY)W4-243,002
26.06.1968Napoli (at Downing Stadium, NY)W6-27,237
28.06.1968Napoli (at Varsity Stadium, Toronto)W5-215,514
30.06.1968St. Louis StarsW3-220,116
04.07.1968Kansas City SpursW4-119,296
06.07.1968Necaxa (Mexico) (at Los Angeles)W4-312,418
08.07.1968Boston BeaconsW7-118.411
10.07.1968Cleveland StokersL1-216,205
12.07.1968New York GeneralsL3-515,645
14.07.1968Washington WhipsW3-120,189
Santos (Brazil) Tours of North America 1968 [Reference: 1]

Report

Santos, with star attraction, Pele, went on a 10-game month-long tour of North America during June and July 1968. The tour started with three games against Italian side Napoli in New York and Toronto, attracting crowds of 43,000 at Yankee Stadium, home of Baseball’s New York Yankees, before moving on to play Midwestern teams St. Louis Stars and Kansas City Spurs, and then on to the West Coast where they played Mexican side Necaxa in Los Angeles, and then back to the East Coast to play Boston Beacons, winning all seven games before perhaps tiredness kicked in and the effects of so much travel, as they lost their next two games to Cleveland Stokers and New York Generals, before finishing up the trip with a win against Washington Whips.

The North American Soccer League had been established earlier that year, with the help of FIFA and the USSF, and was the first great attempt at bringing Professional Soccer to North America. The League lasted until 1983. Santos were one of the top sides in the World at the time, and rivaled unofficial World Club Champions, Racing Club of Argentina. They are based in the City of Santos in the Brazilian State of Sao Paulo.

References

Magazines

[1] Jose, Colin (1968) “Pele, what an attraction in the States” World Soccer. September 1968. pg 16.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Martin Slattery.

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Softball Ireland Intervarsities Winners 2001-2011

Softball Ireland Logo
Softball Ireland Logo [References: 1]

Winners 2001-2011

SeasonLeg 1Leg 2Leg 3Overall
2001UCCN/AN/AUCC
2001-02UCDN/AN/AUCD
2002-03UL 1N/AN/AUL
2003-04UCDUL 1UL 55sUL
2004-05UCD Yellow JacketsUCDUL 55sUCD
2005-06UL Ori GinalsUL 55sUCDUL
2006-07Limerick Ori GinalsLimerick Ori GinalsOri Ginals ?
2007-08
2008-09Limerick Ori Ginals
2009-10UL 55sUL 55s
2010-11Limerick Ori GinalsUCD 1
[References: 2-25]

Report

The first ever Irish Softball Association Intervarsities were held in 2001. University College Cork won the single Leg tournament, after which it was dominated by University of Limerick and University College Dublin teams. For the first three years in was a single leg tournament with UCD winning in 2002 and UL in 2003. From then on it was played as a three-leg tournament over November, March and April of each College Year. UL won the overall title in 2003-04 and 2005-06, either side of a UCD triumph. In 2006-07 it was Limerick Ori Ginals, not strictly a College side, but who entered the Intervarsities along with Galway Tribes for the next five years. Other Universities entering included Trinity College Dublin in 2001 and in 2015-16 Sons of Pitches won a Tournament in Limerick involving RCSI, UCD, and a combined UCD/Limerick/Tullamore team.

UCD Softball Club in 2007-08 [References: 28][Picture Credit: UCD]

References

Logos

[1] Softball Ireland (2014) Softball Ireland Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.softball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/SoftballIreland_MainRetina.png [Accessed 7 March 2017]

Websites 2001

[2] UCD Softball Club (2005) History 2001 [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/history2001.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

Wayback Machine 2001

[3] IBSF Wayback Machine (2001) Irish Softball Reports Page [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20010911170011/http://www.ibsf.ie/isareports.htm [Accessed 23 February 2021

Internet Archive 2001-02

[4] Wayback Machine – Softball Ireland (2002)UCD win 2002 Intervarsities [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20020806143438/http://www.softball.ie/ [Accessed 4 December 2017]

Websites 2001-02

[5] UCD Softball Club (2005) History 2002 [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/history2002.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

Internet Archive 2002-03

[6] Wayback Machine – Softball Ireland (2003)Waterford Institute of Technology – Round 1 Intervarsity Championships [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20031207135938/http://www.softball.ie/intervarsity.htm [Accessed 4 December 2017]

[7] Irish Softball Association (2004) Intervarsity 2003/2004 Season [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20040904153731/http://www.softball.ie:80/intervarsity.htm [Accessed 12 December 2018]

Websites 2003-04

[8] University of Limerick Softball Club (2004) An Focal Week 6, Sem 2, Edition 10 | Softball Club First Team Romp Through opposition | U.L.(2) Produce Solid Performce in ‘Varsities | Bad News Bears Sighting in Ireland [Internet] Available from: http://www.skynet.ie/~softball/ucdiv.shtml [Accessed 12 December 2018]

[9] UCD Softball Club (2005) History 2003 [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/history2003.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

Internet Archive 2004-05

[10] Irish Softball Association (2005) Intervarsity 2004/2005 Season [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20050413025626/http://www.softball.ie:80/intervarsity.htm [Accessed 12 December 2018]

[11] UCD Softball Club eTeamz (2005) UCD – 2004-2005 Standings [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20050506035622/http://eteamz.active.com/ucdsoftball/standings/ [Accessed 8 February 2021]

Websites 2004-05

[12] UCD Softball Club (2005) History 2005 [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/history2004.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

[13] UCD Softball Club eTeamz (2005) UCD win Home IVs [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20050514205403/http://eteamz.active.com/ucdsoftball/news/index.cfm?id=2781194&cat=0 [Accessed 9 February 2021]

[14] UCD Softball Club eTeamz (2005) Limerick make clean sweep in Final Intervarsity Weekend [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20050506042346/http://eteamz.active.com/ucdsoftball/news/index.cfm?id=2810405&cat=0 [Accessed 8 February 2021]

Websites 2005-06

[15] University of Limerick Softball Club (2005) 2005 Intervarsities [Internet] Available from: http://www.skynet.ie/~softball/2005iv.shtml [Accessed 10 March 2018]

[16] UCD Softball Club (2005) History 2005 [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/history2005.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

Websites 2006-07

[17] Softball Ireland (2014) Softball Ireland Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.softball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/SoftballIreland_MainRetina.png [Accessed 7 March 2017]

[18] UCD Softball (2007) News [Internet] Available from: http://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/news.htm [Accessed 14 November 2018]

Internet Archive 2006-07

[19] Wayback Machine – Softball Ireland (2007) INTERVARSITY SOFTBALL [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20071118173441/http://www.softball.ie/league.php?scriptName=LEAGUEINFO&leagueID=9837&leagueInfoID=25922 [Accessed 4 December 2017]

Websites 2007-08

[20] Galway Tribes Softball Club (2008) UL Intervarsity 2008 [Internet] Available from: http://galwaysoftball.blogspot.ie/2008/ [Accessed 7 May 2018]

Websites 2008-09

[21] Galway Softball (2009) UL Intervarsity – Galway win Bowl Trophy [Internet] Available from: http://galwaysoftball.blogspot.ie/2009/03/ul-intervarsity-review-galway-win-bowl.html [Accessed 26 August 2017]

Internet Archive 2009-10

[22] Wayback Machine – Softball Ireland (2011)Intervarsity Softball [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20110721132613/http://www.softball.ie/competitions-iv.htm [Accessed 5 April 2017]

Websites 2010-11

[23] Galway Softball (2010) Galway IV Nov 2010 Review… Plate Champions [Internet] Available from: http://galwaysoftball.blogspot.ie/2010/11/galway-iv-nov-2010-review-plate.html [Accessed 26 August 2017]

[24] Galway Softball (2011) Limerick Intervarsity April 9/10 2011 Review [Internet] Available from: http://galwaysoftball.blogspot.ie/2011/04/ [Accessed 7 May 2018]

Internet Archive General History 2000-2005

[25] UCD Softball Club E-Teamz Wayback Machine (2005) History [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20050504051138/http://eteamz.active.com/ucdsoftball/news/index.cfm?cat=257328 [Accessed 8 February 2021]

Websites 2015-16

[26] Softball Ireland (2015) UL Campus Hosts Limerick Softball Tournament [Internet] Available from: http://www.softball.ie/ul-campus-hosts-limerick-softball-tournament/ [Accessed 1 June 2018]

Social Media 2015-16

[27] RCSI Softball (2015) Post October 22, 2015 [Internet] Available from: http://www.facebook.com/rcsisoftball/posts/942194045856941 [Accessed 1 June 2018]

Images

[28] Picture Credit: [2] UCD Wayback Machine (2020) 2007/2008 Squad for Waterford Intervarsity Competition [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20200407134000im_/https://www.ucd.ie/softball/old/photos/WIT0708/Squad.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2021]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Declan Burke, UCD Softball and Limerick.

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Leinster Softball Association Women’s Slowpitch League 2002

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]

Standings 2002

 PWLFrfRFRAPts
Marlay (C)7700  21
Bongo6420  14
Zippy5320  11
Bray7160  9
She Devils7151  8
Reference: [4]

Note: Table after 3 of 4 Rounds

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
25.05.2002Bray8Bongo23
25.05.2002Zippy4Marlay17
25.05.2002Marlay8She Devils5
25.05.2002Bongo8Zippy5
25.05.2002Bray1Marlay24
25.05.2002She Devils0 #Zippy7
Week 2
06.2002 ?Bray5Marlay20
06.2002 ?She Devils8Zippy12
06.2002 ?She Devils5Bray6
06.2002 ?Marlay3Bongo2
06.2002 ?Zippy23Bray4
06.2002 ?Bongo5She Devils3
Week 3
27.07.2002She Devils10Bray9
27.07.2002Marlay5Bongo3
27.07.2002Marlay9She Devils4
27.07.2002BongopZippyp
27.07.2002Bray9Bongo13
27.07.2002ZippypMarlayp
Week 4
24.08.2002ZippyBray
24.08.2002BongoShe Devils
[References: 2

Report

After taking a break in 2001 the Women’s Slowpich League returned in 2002 with new teams Zippy, Bray and Bongo, as well as Marlay and She Devils, returning from 2000. Marlay again won the League, winning all seven games, with one gamde postponed. Bongo (4-2) and Zippy (3-2) were vying for second place with one weekend left to play, then Bray were fourth on 1-6 and She Devils (1-5, with one forfeit) making up the five team league. Following this, the last season of the Women’s Slowpitch League, a number of the Women expressed interest in forming Fastpitch Teams, and two were set up.

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] Softball Ireland – Wayback Machine (2002) Women’s Slowpitch League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20020908110412/http://www.softball.ie/leinster/womens_slowpitch/index.htm [Accessed 4 December 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Marie Fogarty, M&Ms

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Dublin Bay Challenge Series 1998

Dublin Bay Softball Club Logo [References: 1]

Final Standings

DBCS 1998PWLW/ORFRAPts
Fallen Angels (C)220043246
Dublin Bay Packers211030394
Indigo Icons202040502
Pigs in Space0000000
[References: 2]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
08.1998Dublin Bay Packers27Indigo Icons19
08.1998Indigo Icons21Fallen Angels23
09.1998Fallen Angels20Dublin Bay Packers3
[References: 2]

Report

Indigo Icons played in their first competitive Softball outing during August 1998 in the Dublin Bay Challenge Series, matching up quite well against Dublin Bay Packers, losing 27-19 after six innings to a team that had been playing League Softball for three years. They followed this up with a narrow 21-23 loss to Fallen Angels. In September the Fallen Angels wrapped up the Weekend League Series in the decider with Dublin Bay Packers, triumphing 20-3. The Dublin Bay Challenge Series was a Weekend Softball League that was intended to feature four teams, but Pigs in Space pulled out before the start.

References

Images

[1] Dublin Bay Softball Club Geocities / Wayback Machine (1999) Lghthous [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19991013032724im_/http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Bleachers/1252/images/Lghthous.jpg [Accessed 23 February 2021]

Internet Archive

[2] Dublin Bay Softball Club Geocities (1999) The 1998 Dublin Bay Challenge Series [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19991013032724/http://www.geocities.com:80/Colosseum/Bleachers/1252/98dbleag.html [Accessed 23 February 2021]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Jonathan Spielberg.

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Leinster Softball Association Gemstorm Winter League 2001-02

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]

Standings (from Known Results)

LSA Winter League 2001-02PWLTW/OPts
University College Dublin Wildcats (C)33000
[References: 2]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 6
03.03.2002UCD WildcatsW
03.03.2002UCD WildcatsW
03.03.2002UCD WildcatsW
[References: 2]

Report

In the last year of the Leinster Softball Association Gemstorm Winter League UCD Wildcats picked up the Trophy, winning all three of their matches on the sixth – and last – week of the league.

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] IBSF – Wayback Machine (2002) Winter League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20020907233204/http://softball.ie:80/leinster/winter_league [Accessed 4 December 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Chelle.

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Leinster Softball Association Gemstorm Winter League 2000-01

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]

Standings After Week 1

LSA Winter League 2000-01PWLTW/OPts
Conference One
University College Dublin Wildcats21010
Leopards20200
Lynx000000
Cougars000000
DJ Mulhares000000
Conference Two
Lions22000
Pumas22000
Panthers20110
Jaguars20200
Trinity College Dublin Tigers000000
[References: 2]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
2000Pumas6Leopards2
2000Lions13Panthers3
2000UCD Wildcats26Jaguars20
2000Pumas18Jaguars3
2000Lions19Leopards6
2000UCD Wildcats18Panthers18
Round 1A
07.01.2001LynxCougars
07.01.2001LeopardsUCD Wildcats
Round 1B
07.01.2001LionsPanthers
07.01.2001PumasJaguars
Round 2A
2001LionsLeopards
2001CougarsDJ Mulhares
Round 2B
2001LionsPumas
2001Trinity College Dublin TigersJaguars
[References: 2]

Report

The second year of the Gemstorm-sponsored Winter League saw an increase in teams from 6 to 10, with Trinity College Dublin Tigers, University College Dublin Wildcats, DJ Mulhares and Lynx joining the six Big Cats from 1999-2000. After Week 1, UCD Wildcats were top of Conference One with a Win and a Tie, and Lions and Pumas were both 2-0 in Conference Two. The 10 Teams were divided into two Conferences, playing each team in their own conference once before being split into a Top Half and Bottom Half.

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] IBSF – Wayback Machine (2000) Leinster Softball Association Winter League 2000 [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20010112205600/http://ibsf.ie:80/iswinterleague2000.htm#Schedule [Accessed 10 August 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Chelle.

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Leinster Softball Association Gemstorm Winter League 1999-2000

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]
Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]

League Standings (After 2 of 5 Rounds)

LSA Gemstorm Winter League 1999-2000PWLW/OPts
Cougars431017
Lions431017
Cheetahs431017
Panthers413011
Leopards413011
Pumas41127
[References: 2]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1Marlay Park, Rathfarnham
05.12.1999Cougars15Lions14
05.12.1999Panthers16Pumas2
05.12.1999Leopards2Cheetahs22
05.12.1999Panthers1Cougars10
05.12.1999Pumas9Leopards7
05.12.1999Cheetahs12Lions8
Week 2ALSAA, Old Airport Road
09.01.2000Cougars7Cheetahs26
09.01.2000Leopards11Panthers10
09.01.2000Lions7Pumas0 #
09.01.2000Pumas0 #Cougars7
09.01.2000Lions19Leopards17
09.01.2000Cheetahs10Panthers8
Week 3Marlay Park, Rathfarnham
06.02.2000CougarsLeopards
06.02.2000LionsPanthers
06.02.2000CheetahsPumas
06.02.2000LionsCougars
06.02.2000PumasPanthers
06.02.2000CheetahsLeopards
Week 4Malahide Castle or St. Anne’s
05.03.2000CougarsPanthers
05.03.2000LeopardsPumas
05.03.2000LionsCheetahs
05.03.2000CheetahsCougars
05.03.2000PanthersLeopards
05.03.2000PumasLions
Week 5Corkagh Park, Clondalkin
02.04.2000CougarsPumas
02.04.2000LeopardsLions
02.04.2000PanthersCheetahs
02.04.2000LeopardsCougars
02.04.2000PanthersLions
02.04.2000PumasCheetahs
[References: 2-3]

Report

While the Women’s Slowpitch League took a break for 2000, the Leinster Softball Association replaced it as the Weekend League with the Gemstorm-sponsored Co-Ed Winter League, which ran for three seasons. The 1999-2000 Winter League was a close race after 2 of 5 rounds with Cougars, Lions and Cheetahs all posting 3-1 Wins-Losses Records. Panthers, Leopards and Pumas all had one win each, with Pumas forfeiting their Week 2 matches.

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] IBSF – Wayback Machine (2000) Welcome to the Gemstorm Winter League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20000209131836/http://ibsf.ie:80/WinterLeague_1999.htm [Accessed 10 August 2017]

[3] Oddsox – Wayback Machine (2000) 1999 | LSA 1999/2000 Co-Ed Winter League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20001204203200/http://www.oddsox.ie [Accessed 26 December 2017]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Chelle.

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Leinster Softball Association Ladies League 1999

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [Reference: 1]

Female Slowpitch League 1999

 PWLFrfRFRAPts
M&Ms (C)10910  47
Easyriders10820  44
Dolly Birds10550  35
Brazen Hussies10550  35
She Devils10262  22
Firebirds10181  21
Reference: [3]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1Marlay Park, Rathfarnham
23.05.1999M&Ms18Brazen Hussies11
23.05.1998She Devils14Dolly Birds13
23.05.1998Easyriders25Firebirds15
23.05.1999She Devils0M&Ms16
23.05.1999Dolly Birds16Easyriders25
23.05.1999Firebirds5Brazen Hussies32
Week 2St. Anne’s Park, Raheny
27.06.1999M&Ms28Firebirds7
27.06.1999Easyriders10She Devils9
27.06.1999Brazen Hussies3Dolly Birds5
27.06.1999Dolly Birds9M&MS15
27.06.1999Brazen Hussies17Easyriders9
27.06.1999Firebirds9She Devils14
27.06.1999M&Ms14Easyriders8
27.06.1999Brazen Hussies15She Devils5
27.06.1999Firebirds0 #Dolly Birds7
Week 3St. Benildus, Stillorgan
14.06.1999Brazen Hussies18M&Ms22
14.06.1999Dolly Birds7She Devils0 #
14.07.1999Firebirds3Easyriders43
14.07.1999M&Ms7She Devils0 #
14.07.1999Easyriders39Dolly Birds7
14.07.1999Brazen Hussies38Firebirds5
Week 4Terenure College
15.08.1999Firebirds0M&Ms10
15.08.1999She Devils37Easyriders0
15.08.1999Dolly Birds9Brazen Hussies6
15.08.1999M&Ms14Dolly Birds9
15.08.1999Easyriders5Brazen Hussies1
15.08.1999She Devils6Firebirds16
15.08.1999Easyriders10M&Ms4
15.08.1999She Devils4Brazen Hussies27
15.08.1999Dolly Birds13Firebirds5
[References: 2-3]

Report

Marlay Martyrs’ Female Team, the M&Ms again won the Leinster Softball Association Ladies League in 1999, although this time they were pushed all the way by new team Easyriders, who finished just one win, and three points behind the M&Ms.

Easyriders became the second ever team to beat the team from Marlay Park in Rathfarnham when defeating them 10-4 on the last round of play, although by then the M&Ms had wrapped up the title. It was a loss to Brazen Hussies (who in 1997 were the only other team to ever win against the M&Ms), by the narrowest of margins (10-9) which in the end cost the Easyriders a share of first place. Brazen Hussies finished in mid-table with five wins from 10.

The Eadyriders were among a trio of teams who replaced the Oddsox Nonads, Foxy Sluggers and AIB Loan Homers Lisa from 1998 – the other two new teams were Dolly Birds (5-5, 35 Points), and Firebirds (1-8, 1 Forfeit, 21 Points). She Devils were the other team to return from the previous year, finishing 2-8 (22 Points).

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] IBSF Wayback Machine (1999) LSA Ladies League: The 1999 Ladies League Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/19991128071314/http://ibsf.ie:80/All_female.htm#Schedule[Accessed 28 September 2018]

[3] Oddsox – Wayback Machine (2000) 1999 | Female Slowpitch League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20001204203200/http://www.oddsox.ie [Accessed 26 December 2017

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Marie Fogarty, M&Ms

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Leinster Softball League Female Division 1998

Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo [References: 1]

Final Standings 1998

 PWLFrfRFRAPts
M&Ms (C)101000  30
Brazen Hussies10730  24
Oddsox Nonads10550  20
Foxy Sluggers10343  13
AIB Loan Homers Lisa10244  10
She Devils10235  9
Reference: [2]

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
18.06.1998She Devils1M&Ms15
18.06.1998Brazen Hussies14Foxy Sluggers3
18.06.1998Loan Homers Lisa25Oddsox Nonads28
Week 2
25.06.1998She Devils9Brazen Hussies8
25.06.1998M&Ms7Loan Homers Lisa0 #
25.06.1998Oddsox Nonads16Foxy Sluggers17
Week 3
02.07.1998M&Ms7Foxy Sluggers0 #
02.07.1998Loan Homers Lisa21She Devils20
02.07.1998Brazen Hussies7Oddsox Nonads0 #
Week 4
09.07.1998Foxy Sluggers14She Devils13
09.07.1998Loan Homers Lisa2Brazen Hussies6
09.07.1998Oddsox Nonads4M&Ms13
Week 5
16.07.1998Brazen HussiesLM&MsW
16.07.1998Foxy Sluggers2Loan Homers Lisa12
16.07.1998She Devils0 #Oddsox Nonads7
Week 6
16.07.1998M&Ms7She Devils0 #
16.07.1998Foxy Sluggers12Brazen Hussies36
16.07.1998Oddsox Nonads45Loan Homers Lisa21
Week 7
30.07.1998Brazen Hussies7She Devils0 #
30.07.1998Loan Homers Lisa4M&Ms27
30.07.1998Foxy Sluggers0 #OddsoxNonads7
Week 8
06.08.1998Foxy Sluggers0M&Ms29
06.08.1998She Devils7Loan Homers0 #
06.08.1998Oddsox Nonads11Brazen Hussies17
Week 9
13.08.1998She Devils0Foxy Sluggers0
13.08.1998Brazen Hussies7Loan Homes Lisa0 #
13.08.1998M&Ms14Oddsox Nonads6
Week 10
27.08.1998M&MsWBrazen HussiesL
27.08.1998Loan Homers Lisa0 #Foxy SluggersW
27.08.1998Oddsox Nonads7She Devils0 #
[References: 2]

Report

M&Ms – the Female Team of Marlay Martyrs – won the second Leinster Softball League Female Division title in 1998 with 10 wins from 10 games. They wrapped up the Championship in Week 9 with a 14-6 victory over Oddsox Nonads, who finished third, before ending the season with a 100% record with a defeat of nearest challengers Brazen Hussies, who finished second on 7-3 (24 Points). Foxy Sluggers (13 Points, 3-4 and 3 forfeits), AIB Loan Homers Lisa (10 Points, 2-4-4) and She Devils (9 Points, 2-3-5) were the other three teams in the six team Weekend League.

References

Images

[1] GeoCities – Dublin Bay Packers (1999) Irish Baseball and Softball Federation Logo[Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 17 August 2017]

Internet Archive

[2] Oddsox – Wayback Machine (2000) 1998 | Female Division [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20001204203200/http://www.oddsox.ie [Accessed 26 December 2017

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Marie Fogarty, M&Ms

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Scottish Professional Football League Timeline 1874-Present

Team / EraFromTo
SCOTTISH FA CUP 1874-1890
Queen’s Park1874
1900-01
1890
Present
Renton18741896-97
Clydesdale18741890
Blythewood18741874
Dumbarton1875
1906-07
1955-56
1896-97
1913-14
Present
Vale of Leven1876
1921-22
1891-92
1923-24
3rd Lanark Rifle Volunteers18761876
Ayr Thistle18771877
Rangers1877Present
Helensburgh18791879
Pollockshields Athletic18801880
Thornliebank18801880
Kilmarnock Athletic18821882
Cartvale18821882
Hibernian1884
1893-94
1884
Present
Cambuslang18851891-92
Third Lanark18861966-67
Abercorn1888
1893-94
1892-93
1914-15
Celtic1889Present
SCOTTISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE 1890-91 to 1892-93
Heart of Midlothian1890-91Present
St. Mirren1890-91Present
Cowlairs1890-91
1893-94
1890-91
1894-95
Leith Athletic1891-92
1924-25
1914-15
1925-26
Clyde1891-92
1893-94
1892-93
Present
ADDITION OF SFL DIVISION 2 1893-94 to 1923-24
St. Bernard’s1893-941914-15
Dundee1893-94
1919-20
1916-17
Present
Motherwell1893-94Present
Partick Thistle1893-94Present
Port Glasgow Athletic1893-941910-11
Greenock Morton1893-94Present
Northern1893-941893-94
Thistle1893-941893-94
Airdrieonians1894-952001-02
Dundee Wanderers1894-951894-95
Kilmarnock1895-96Present
Linthouse1895-961899-1900
Ayr1896-971909-1910
Hamilton Academical1896-97Present
East Stirlingshire1900-01
1924-25
1955-56
1966-67
1914-15
1948-49
1963-64
2015-16
Partick Thistle1901-02Present
Arthurlie1901-02
1923-24
1914-15
1928-29
Falkirk1902-03Present
Raith Rovers1902-03
1919-20
1916-17
Present
Albion Rovers1903-04
1919-20
1914-15
Present
Ayr Parkhouse1903-04
1906-07
1903-04
1909-10
Aberdeen1904-05
1919-20
1916-17
Present
Cowdenbeath1905-06
1921-22
1914-15
Present
Ayr United1910-11Present
Dundee Hibernians1910-11
1921-22
1914-15
1921-22
St. Johnstone1911-12
1921-22
1914-15
Present
Dunfirmline Athletic1912-13
1921-22
1914-15
Present
Johnstone1912-13
1921-22
1914-15
??
Clydebank1913-14
1929-30
1966-67
1914-15
1963-64
2001-02
Alloa Athletic1921-22Present
Armadale1921-221932-33
Bathgate1921-221928-29
Bo’ness1921-221932-33
Boxburn United1921-221925-26
Stenhousemuir1921-22Present
East Fife1921-22Present
Forfar Athletic1921-22Present
Arbroath1921-22Present
King’s Park1921-22??
Clackmannan1921-22
1923-24
1921-22
??
Dundee United1923-24Present
CREATION OF SFL DIVISION 3 1923-24
Queen of the South1923-24Present
Montrose1923-24
1955-56
1949-50
Present
Dykehead1923-241925-26
Nithsdale Wanderers1923-241926-27
Beith1923-241925-26
Mid-Annandale1923-241925-26
Royal Albert1923-241925-26
Dumbarton Harp1923-241924-25
Solway Star1923-241925-26
Peebles Rovers1923-241925-26
Helenburgh1923-241925-26
Brechin City1923-24
1929-30
1954-55
1925-26
1949-50
Present
Galston1923-241925-26
Edinburgh City1931-32
2016-17
1948-49
Present
Stirling Albion1946-47Present
Berwick Rangers1955-562018-19
Stranraer1955-56Present
East Stirlingshire Clydebank1964-651964-65
Meadowbank Thistle1974-751994-95
Inverness Caledonian Thistle1994-95Present
Ross County1994-95Present
Livingston1995-96Present
Elgin City2000-01Present
Peterhead2000-01Present
Gretna2000-01Present
Airdie United2000-01Present
Annan Athletic2008-09Present
Cove Rangers2019-20Present
[References: 1]

Teams in Bold and Italics were founder members of the Scottish Football League in 1890-91.

Report

Irish Catholic teams have played in the Scottish Football League sice its inception in 1890-91, with Celtic (Glasgow) first playing the SFA Cup in 1889 and becoming founder mmbers of the Scottish Football League in 1890. Hibernian (Edinburgh) joined three years later in 1893-94. Dundee United, replacing Dundee Hibernians (1910-11 to 1914-15 and again from 1921-22 for only one season) joined in 1923-24 when the SFL was expancded to a third Division. Dumbarton Harp were a shortlived SFL team during that Division 3 expansion, lasting two seasons (until 1924-25). Celtic, Hibernians and Dundee United are members of the Scottish Professional Football League to this day.

References

Sources/Magazines

[1] Soccer Books Ltd. (2019) “Scottish Football Tables 1890-2020” Soccer Books Ltd, Cleethorpes, UK.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Laura Shadbolt.

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West Coast Softball Friendlies 2009

Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
21.06.2009Kerry Green Sox ?LCork HammerheadsW
21.06.2009Kerry Green Sox ?LCork HammerheadsW
Week 2
25/26.07.2009Galway TribesCork Hammerheads
25/26.07.2009Galway TribesCork Hammerheads
Week 3
05.06.09.2009Cork HammerheadsGalway Tribes
05/06.06.2009Cork HammerheadsGalway Tribes
[References: 1-2]

Report

The West Coast Series of Softball Friendlies was extended in 2009 with Cork Hammerheads visit to Tralee to play a local team on 21 June, coming away with two victories. The Kerry team (Kerry Green Sox?) also planned a return visit later in the year as well as two two more Galway-Cork series of Challenge matches, but there is no evidence of any of these happening. The following year the first proper League season on the West Coast, involving Galway Tribes, Cork Hammerheads, Limerick Originals and West Clare Dlphins took place.

Reference

Social Media

[1] Google Groups Forum Cork Softball (2006) Post, 22 June 2009 by Martina McCarthy: “& the sun is still shining” [Internet] Available from: https://groups.google.com/g/corksoftball/c/T75ro63A0SI [Accessed 10 July 2018]

[2] Google Groups Forum Cork Softball (2006) Post, 24 June 2009 by Martina McCarthy: “Summer Schedule” [Internet] Available from: https://groups.google.com/g/corksoftball/c/zZww8tUi0EQ [Accessed 10 July 2018]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Catherine Swift, Galway Tribes & Marlay Mustangs

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Last Updated: 20 February 2021

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