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Ireland Wins Gold Medal at 2017 18U European Baseball Championships

Congratulations to Irish Junior National Baseball Team on their historic performance at the 18U European Championship Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland. Ireland outscored the competition 65-17 on their way to a 5-0 record: Ireland 18 – Belgium 3 Ireland 9 – Switzerland 0 Ireland 10 – Poland 7 Ireland 16 – Russia 7 Ireland 12 – Belgium 0 PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT: Kevin Brady...

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Irish Junior National Team 2017 Final Roster Announced

The Irish Junior National Team is flying to Zurich today. Congratulations to all the players who were selected to represent Ireland on the baseball diamond. Each player listed below is an Irish citizen. Players will be traveling to Zurich from Ireland, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and California. Ireland takes on Belgium on Monday morning at 8am EST (that’s 2pm in Zurich). Watch this page for links to the live video stream! GO IRELAND! Irish Junior National Baseball Team 2017 Final Roster: Kevin Brady (Cornwall, NY) Kyle Brady (Cornwall, NY) Patrick Carey (New York, NY) Joseph Coffey (Bronx,...

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Irish Junior National Baseball Team Training Update

As we get closer to the European Championship Qualifier Tournament in Zurich, members of the Irish Junior National Baseball Team are working hard to get ready. However, with players scattered across Ireland and the United States, it can be a challenge to workout as a team. Thanks to email, video, and social media, the  coaching staff is able to keep track of each player’s progress. Here are some recent videos of Irish baseball players in action, including a video from an informal workout at Hardball Training Center in Elmsford, NY, that was attended by players from New York, Connecticut,...

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Meet the Players: Kyle Brady

The Irish Junior National Baseball Team The Irish Junior National Baseball Team roster includes players from County Meath and County Wicklow in Ireland, as well as players from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, and New Hampshire. All players are Irish citizens. The team will be competing in the 2017 18U European Championship Qualifiers in Zurich, Switzerland this summer. The tournament takes place the week of July 10-15. Player Profile: Kevin Brady Kevin Brady is a P/SS/INF from Cornwall, NY. IRISH CITIZENSHIP: Kevin’s grandparents — Patrick and Bridie Brady and Robert and Rose Corrigan — are from Monaghan, Tipperary, Roscommon. FAST FACTS: Kevin and his...

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Meet the Players: Ian McNamara (Northampton, MA)

The Irish Junior National Baseball Team The Irish Junior National Baseball Team roster includes players from County Meath and County Wicklow in Ireland, as well as players from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, and New Hampshire. All players are Irish citizens. The team will be competing in the 2017 18U European Championship Qualifiers in Zurich, Switzerland this summer. The tournament takes place the week of July 10-15. Player Profile: Ian McNamara Ian McNamara is a P/3B from Northampton, MA. IRISH CITIZENSHIP: Ian’s maternal grandfather — Eric O’Neill — was born in Limerick. FAST FACTS: Ian’s favorite MLB player is Noah Syndergaard and his...

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Play for Team Ireland

If you’re eligible for Irish citizenship and you’d like to be considered for the 18U or 18+ Team Ireland roster, please click here and fill out the form.

Support Irish Baseball

Support Irish Baseball is a network of American baseball fans who support Baseball Ireland and Ireland’s National Baseball Team. This website is owned and operated by the Baseball United Foundation – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides funding and support for baseball programs in Ireland and throughout the world. Click here to Donate Today!

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