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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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Meet the Players: Osas Ewansiha (Greystones, Ireland)

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: Osas Ewansiha Osas Ewansiha is a 2B/SS/P from Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland. IRISH CITIZENSHIP: Osas was born and raised in Ireland. FAST FACTS: Osas’ favorite MLB player was David Ortize… His favorite...

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Meet the Players: Liam Shier (Ashbourne, Ireland)

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: Liam Shier Liam Shier is a P/SS/1B from Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland. IRISH CITIZENSHIP: Liam was born and lives in Ireland. FAST FACTS: Liam was a member of the 2017 Irish men’s...

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