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Boost in numbers for female softball players

Multiple softball festivals set for summer

There's been a boost in the number of women and girls picking up a bat and giving softball a try.

Seven softball festivals are taking place across the Island this summer from July to September.

Sally Green from IOM Cricket says the first session went brilliantly:

The festivals are open to players of both teams and individual players of all abilities, aged 8 and over.

You can get involved via the IOM Cricket Facebook page.

Softball Festival dates:

Sunday 26 July: Ramsey Grammar School

Saturday 1 Aug: Cronkbourne CC

Saturday 8 Aug: Finch Hill CC

Saturday 22 Aug: Crosby CC

Sunday 6 Sept: Peel & St Johns

Saturday 12 Sept: King Williams College

All festivals begin at 2pm, people taking part are asked to bring their own refreshments.

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