Restored in 2017, by Jef Renault and Baptiste Bougis, the former Cyclones baseball club, which played in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is back in Dinan (Côtes-d’Armor)thanks to the goodwill of the town hall of Calorguen, which makes the rugby field available to it every Saturday, from 14:00 to 16:00
“If the weather does not allow outdoor play, a strategic retreat will take place in the sports hall of Évran, say officials. Since its establishment, the club has developed with between 15 and 20 licensees. Although confinement did not help to keep all the elements, it is with a good workforce and motivated recruits that the season begins. “
Friendly matches are organized regularly, so that everyone can discover all the facets of this still little known sport, but which does not gather far from 1000 licensees in Brittany.
An agreement with other clubs
The numbers, all ages combined, were a bit tight despite the opportunity to play in mixed, the young or older teams have the opportunity to agree with other clubs to be able to participate in the season of official matches, which takes place. from March to June.
“Recruitment takes place all year round, from the age of 10, the equipment is lent out at the beginning, so that everyone can quietly discover this exceptional sport and is suitable for everyone, specify the leaders. The ideal is to quickly have a glove adapted to your size and hand shape, to improve your playing style. ”
How the game unfolds: two teams of nine players (plus two substitutes) compete in turn for nine rounds each, attacking (with the bat) and defense (with the glove to catch up) in each round. At the end of the nine rounds, the team with the most points wins.
The Cyclones, contact: Facebook page, read cyclones baseball club or email (email@example.com) or tel. 06 84 11 71 77. *