The cities of Saronno and Legnano in Italy will play host to the Women’s Softball European Premier Cup from August 21st to 26th.
The ten top clubs from across Europe which include Bonn Capitals (GER), Chicaboo’s Stabroek (BEL), Joudrs Praha (CZE), Les Pharaons (FRA), Olympia Haarlem (NED), Rivas Madrid (ESP), Saronno (ITA), Tex Town Tigers (NED), Vienna Wanderers (AUT) and Wittenbach Panthers (SUI).
There is Irish interest in this years tournament with Jenna Devens and Sydney Horton lining out for the German Champions, the Bonn Capitals. Jenna and Sydney have spent 2023 playing club softball in Germany and recently retained the regional title.
The ten teams are divided into two groups to play an initial round-robin stage, after which the teams ranked fourth and fifth will contend in the relegation round, solidifying the rankings from eighth to tenth.
Meanwhile, the top six teams will embark on another round-robin, setting the stage for the ultimate battles in the Bronze and Gold Medal games.
We wish Jenna, Sydney and the Bonn Capitals the best of luck in the week ahead.