COVID-19 has put a temporary halt to sport impacting the end of the summer and start of the winter season. A number of codes, supported by Sport NZ, have now developed national guidelines to help manage scheduling challenges for both winter and summer codes. Season overlaps will impact secondary schools, local authorities grappling with grounds allocations, and also participants. By working together, the sport sector can successfully restructure season dates to keep the welfare and best interests of the participant in mind. Read the guidelines here.
What does this mean for Wellington Softball? From discussions held with Council, the softball season may be delayed by a week. However we are in a fluid situation which means that this could change.
Article added: Sunday 24 May 2020