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Face of ‘This Girl Can’ campaign recognised for her Contribution to Women’s Sport!

| Rounders England

On Thursday 6th July, Burnley Leisure held their Annual Awards Evening which shines a light on local sporting heroes. Burnley’s athletes, clubs and volunteers are recognised for their hard work and dedication to sport. Over the years this prestigious event has really gathered pace and garnered the company of some famous faces. Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic…

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Annual School Competitions Round Up

| Rounders England

Last Friday, 7th July, we hosted the final school rounders competition at the University of Leicester. The success of the four competitions this year was bolstered by the fantastic weather and the amazing facilities. Overall, we welcomed 36 schools from as far away as Portsmouth in Hampshire to Sheffield in South Yorkshire. Five new member schools…

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Harrogate hopefuls turn up for Rounders

| Rounders England

On Saturday 10th June, this year, we introduced Harrogate to Rounders. It’s our favourite game and we want as many people to play it, understand it, know about it and love it as much as we do. So we set off, Northward bound, with the objective of setting up a successful Rounders league, made up…

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Hatfield Rounders Team raise £1,600 at village tournament

| Rounders England

Hatfield Rounders Team are a group of ladies and children who want to play Rounders for fun… although on their facebook page they admit to being quite competitive! There is about 30 individuals who come together every Tuesday at Hatfield Town Cricket Club, Carr Side Lane to train. The team recently amalgamated with Hatfield Cricket…

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Welcome to Rounders England, Rose Batty and Tom Smith

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Here at Rounders England, we are constantly evolving and changing in the pursuit of excellence. To help achieve this, our recruitment processes are about getting the right people, to fit the right posts. We’ve recently recruited two new members of staff; Rose Batty and Tom Smith. Rose and Tom join the organisation as Engagement Officers,…

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Rounders England- changes to learning delivery

| Rounders England

As a result of a strategic change of direction concerning the delivery of rounders qualifications Rounders England have announced that their partnership with Sport Structures will cease from August 1st 2017. Both organisations have enjoyed a lasting and fruitful relationship in recent times thanks to the proactive effort, commitment and dedication of both parties. In order…

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Northamptonshire Sport releases details of its new Coach2Coach buddy scheme

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Northamptonshire Sport has released details of its new Coach2Coach buddy scheme! Coaches and prospective coaches are able to sign up to the scheme where they will be matched with a buddy to support them whether it is through their latest coaching qualification or their first year of coaching. COACH2COACH Coaches are the backbone to making…

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Brilliant end to festival season in Bedford

| Rounders England

Saturday 17th June saw the return of the England squads to Bedford for the first time since 2015 and it was certainly a day to remember. The festival took place at the Bedford Girls’ School and saw the England Under 14 and Under 16 squads take on the teams from the school. The opposing teams…

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Rounders England support Women in Sport’s Beyond 30% campaign

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On 8th March 2017 Women in Sport released its Beyond 30% report and simultaneously launched a campaign to get the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) in the UK to broaden their focus from simply improving the gender diversity of their boards, to addressing diversity across their entire organisations and making wholescale cultural change. The…

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