Rounders in the Media
We aspire for our sport to be seen globally due to the skill, speed and dynamism our players exhibit. Rounders is the nation’s favourite bat and ball sport. We want to inspire everyone to play more, support louder and love Rounders, from this generation to the next.
MAY 2016 Completing the work we have recently undertaken with ParkLives, in conjunction with Coca Cola Great Britain, see how ParkLives are using Rounders to engage individuals with activity and sport.
Richard tells his story about how he is enjoying Rounders with both his family and his community.
MAY 2016 Following the inaugral Softball v Rounders Challenge, which took place at Farnham Park Baseball & Softball Complex on Sunday 1st May, catch the event’s 15 seconds of fame on Sportswomen, Sky Sports News HQ.
#SoftballvRounders Challenge was just shown on @SkySportsNewsHQ #SportsWomen watch it here… @ThisGirlCanUK pic.twitter.com/r856RT37EN
— BaseballSoftballUK (@bsuk) May 3, 2016
JAN 2016 BBC Breakfast live report with Joanne Baldwin, Rounders player from Burnley, on the one year anniversary of This Girl Can, talking about how she got back into sport, specifically Rounders.
The brilliant @joanneb08 talking about her love for #Rounders on @BBCBreakfast #ThisGirlCan @RoundersEngland pic.twitter.com/DMg66YN9UG — Dan Newton (@_dannewton) January 12, 2016
AUG 2015 BBC Get Inspired reporting on how easy it is to play Rounders during a lunch break at work
JUNE 2015 Sky Sports News reporting on the removal of Rounders from the list of assessed sports for GCSE / AS and A level PE
FEB 2015 Sky Sports News live report with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rounders England criticising the Department of Education’s decision to remove Rounders from the list of assessed sports for GCSE / AS and A level PE
July 2017 Rounders are batting for success in Harrogate… Yorkshire Herald & Advertiser
June 2017 Teams have a ball at Rounders festival… Burnley Express
June 2017 Harrogate Rounders Festival… BBC Radio York
June 2016 England aces are a smash hit at festival… Shropshire Star
May 2016 Inaugural event held in bid to get more women into sport… Slough Observer
Jan 2016 Mother who became a Rounders poster girl AFTER beating cancer is now a model for M&S… Mail online
Feb 2015 Rounders axed from the GCSE curriculum in ‘sexist’ move… Daily Mail
Feb 2015 Save Rounders! It’s the only sport for people who hate sport… The Telegraph
July 2014 Bank of England replaces Cricket with Rounders… BBC News online