6 Locals Selected As Core Players 2021 Men’s National Team

Ottawa, Ont. – Softball Canada and the Men’s National Team coaching staff are pleased to announce twelve (12) athletes who have been selected as core players of Team Canada for the 2021 WBSC Americas Men’s Pan American Qualifier. Eleven of those players are returning members from the Canadian team that won the bronze medal at the 2019 WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup held in the Czech Republic.

The announcement of the core players follows the timelines identified in the Men’s National Team athlete selection process. The coaching staff will select the remaining four athletes to the team by September 15, 2021.

The 2021 WBSC Americas Men’s Softball Pan American Championship is scheduled to take place from November 18-29 in Parana, Argentina and will serve as a qualifier for the 2022 WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup, slated for February 19-27, 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Canada – ranked 4th in the WBSC Men’s Softball World Rankings – has won back-to-back bronze medals at the 2017 and 2019 WBSC Men’s Softball World Cups after winning gold at the event in 2015.

The 6 Locals Selected As Core Players For The 2021 Men’s National Team Are…

  • Ryan Boland (St. John’s, NL)
  • Shane Boland (St. John’s, NL)
  • Sean Cleary (Harbour Main, NL)
  • Bradley Ezekiel (Harbour Main, NL)
  • Jason Hill (St. John’s, NL)
  • Colin Walsh (Petty Harbour, NL)

Softball NL Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Congratulate Ryan Boland, Shane Boland, Sean Cleary, Bradley Ezekiel, Jason Hill & Colin Walsh On Being Selected As Core Players For The 2021 Men’s National Team!

Congratulations Ryan, Shane, Sean, Bradley, Jason & Colin!