Fresh faced and properly rested after an 8-month off-season, the St Luke’s softball team – The Saintly Swingers – returned to Regents Park yesterday for the first game of 2018. After a break-out season in Division 5 last year, captains Jade ‘I Only Do This For The Exercise’ Leighton and Rory ‘Beer’d’ Gilbride knew that starting on the right foot against Keko London was absolutely essential in the race to the championship. We caught up with Captain Gilbride as he was mid-split
After a rough 1-run loss to We Are Roast the week prior, it’s fair to say the St Luke’s softball team – The Saintly Swingers – were a little dejected. But bolstered by the glorious weather, a strong team trotted over to Regents Park to face the next opponents: Bandstand’s ‘Bashers’.
The Bashers were a friendly bunch, but captained by league stalwart John (rumoured to be a former all-county slow-pitch pitcher) and garbed in all-black uniforms, their jovial nature was not to b