THE YOUTH SEC­TION of Grey­stones Mariners base­ball club had a great turnout for their open day last week.

‘Plenty of fa­mil­iar faces were back,' said a spokesman, ‘as well as some new ones out to give base­ball a try. About 50 play­ers from all youth age groups were in at­ten­dance and were ea­ger for the sea­son ahead. Thanks to all the par­ents and chil­dren for a great train­ing.'

Any­one who missed the open day is still wel­come to go along to any of the Mariners' train­ing ses­sions to check base­ball out. The club was founded in 1991 and is the old­est and largest base­ball club in Ire- land. All train­ing takes place on the base­ball field at Charles­land Sports Cen­tre in Grey­stones.

T-Ball, for ages 5-7 is on a Fri­day from 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.; Coach Pitch, for ages 7-9 is from 4.30 to 6 p.m., Lit­tle League, for ages 10-12 is aldo from 4.30 to 6 p.m. on Fri­days, while Cadets, age 13-15, train on Sun­days from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The youth sea­son has started with a great turnout on Fri­day the 4th of March for the open day. Thanks to all the par­ents and chil­dren for a great train­ing. All are wel­come this Fri­day the 11th at 4:30.

For more in­for­ma­tion, email mariners@grey­stones­base­, or look up Grey­stones Mariners of Face­book.

The Grey­stones Mariners Lit­tle League play­ers and their coaches.

Matthew Meehan pre­pares to hit one into the skies for the T-Ballers.

Shane Smith gets in some strik­ing prac­tice for the Grey­stones Mariners base­ballers.

Cian Eddy has his sights firmly set on a home run.

Sam Lyons get­ting ready to make a catch.

Mo­riah How­ell in her ‘pretty in pink’ pitch­ing gear.

Ollie Barr with his eye on the ball.

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