Rounders-Softball Club Internationals Lakelands GAA v Leinster Softball 1982

Results (Ireland)

DateRounders TeamSoftball Team
Softball Game
31.05.82Lakelands GAA (Dublin)3Leinster Softball24
Rounders Game
31.05.82Lakelands GAA (Dublin)5Leinster Softball13
Reference: [1]


Rounders & Softball games were arranged between Lakelands GAA of Stillorgan in Dublin and a team of International Softball Players from America & Japan (undoubtedly from the Leinster Softball League which started up in 1982 involving 3 American Teams, 1 Japanese and 1 Irish).

The first match, played under Softball Rules ended 24-3 to the Internationals, the second game, under Rounders rules was more competitive, with the Internationals winning again 13-5.

About Rounders-Softball International Rules

While nobody has yet come up with a viable Compromise between Rounders and Baseball or Softball to permit a genuine Compromise Rules match to take place, Internationals have taken place between Rounders teams and Softball teams whereby a match is played under the rules of one code and then a second match is played underthe rulesof the other code.



[1] Anon. (1982) “Lakelands Rounders” Evening Herald Thursday, June 3, 1982. pg. 14.

Note: Past editions of the Evening Herald & Meath Chronicle are available to view at the Irish Newspaper Archive: which is a subscription service.


Thanks to Fiona Corrigan.

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