Softball Blitzes

Softball Blitzes are usually single day tournaments, played in order to raise money for charity. The events have timed innings, usually matches last 50 minutes, and have a 1-1 count when the batter steps up to the plate to bat (i.e. there is already one strike and one ball).

Softball Blitzes Finals

Softball Blitzes Finals

Softball Blitzes Finals (Seasons):

2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Picture Credit: [7] Softball Leinster Facebook (2013) Post, June 16, 2013“Congratulations to Oddsox Softball Club on winning the Suspects blitz yesterday.” [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 23 May 2018]

Leinster Softball Blitzes

Budweiser Challenge Trophy; Castleknock Invitational Blitz; Flyers Invitational Blitz; Suspects Pink Blitz;

Budweiser Challenge Trophy, UCD, Dublin 4 – Hosted by Dodder (Seasons):


Castleknock Invitational Blitz, Dublin 15 (Seasons):

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Flyers Invitational Blitz, ALSAA, Co. Fingal (Seasons):


Suspects Pink Blitz, St. Mary’s RFC, Templeogue D6W (Overview):

Softball Leinster Suspects Pink Blitz (St. Mary’s RFC Templeogue D6W) 1999-Present

Picture Credit: [5] Softball Leinster Facebook (2020) Photo, August 24, 2020 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 17 September 2020]

Ulster Softball Blitzes

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Softball Ulster | Start of Season Blitz


Picture Credit: [11] Belfast Softball Club | Facebook (2019) Photo | 13 April 2019 | “Belfast Softball Club started the season at the SU SOS Blitz today. “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 16 April 2019]

Munster & Connacht Softball Blitzes

Aughinish All-Ireland Challenge (Co. Limerick); Munster Invitiational Softball Tournament (MIST, Limerick);

Aughinish All Ireland Challenge, Aughinish, Co. Limerick (Overview)

Aughinish All Ireland Challenge (Softball) 1986-1988

Munster Invitational Softball Tournament, Limerick (Seasons):

2004 2005

Longford Development Blitz:

Connacht Softball Association | Longford Development Blitz 2000-2001

Picture Credit: [2] University of Limerick | Softball (2004) Slammers Win the Cup [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 14 January 2020]