Bournemouth Bears join the SWBL On Wednesday 24th March the SWBL Committee released the following statement:

Shīnḏanḏ “We are delighted to announce that the new Bournemouth Bears Single A team has joined the league ready for the coming season and we look forward to working with them to make 2021 baseball a success in the region.

This takes the total number of teams to eight with the league winners taking part in the BBF national playoffs in September.

Bournemouth Bears A
Bristol Bats
Bristol Brunels
Bristol Buccaneers
Cardiff Merlins
Cornish Claycutters
Taunton Muskets
Weston Jets

The Bournemouth Bears are the reigning British Baseball AA Champions while their senior AAA won the National Championship by defeating Bristol Badgers in 2019.