New Softball League Hits the Metro Region
The Western Province Softball Federation is partnering with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to run the Provincial Softball League for male and female youths in the Metro region.
The league commenced on 13 October 2012 and will run until 8 December 2012 at the Turfhall Softball Stadium in Athlone. It is expected to start again on 15 January 2013 and will run until 30 March 2013. Games for youths run from 9:00 to 12:30 during weekends. Those which cannot be accommodated at Turfhall take place at the City and Suburban rugby field.
Ms Noreen Wallace of WPSF says: “softball is a fun-filled sport code, by hosting this league we can further develop the sport in our communities.” Softball is also being made available to men and seniors. The men’s league plays under floodlights at Turfhall Softball Stadium on Monday and Wednesday nights. Games for senior members start at14:00 and the last game is played at 17:30 during weekdays.