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Rachael retires from playing Rounders for England

| Rounders England

After dedicating 13 years to playing Rounders for England, Rachael Cooke decided that 2017 was her year to retire. She said: In the season of 2016 I decided that 2017 was to be my last year of playing Rounders for England. The last 13 years have gone so quickly. Rounders has been such an important…

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Nominations for SASSOT Sports Awards 2017 welcome

| Rounders England

SASSOT Sports Awards 2017 are open for nominations.  There are six awards up for grabs Coach of the Year Community Club of the Year Community Impact Award Volunteer of the Year Aspiring Athlete of the Year The Power of Sport Award SASSOT (Sport across Staffordshire and Stoke-On-Trent) is urging people to put forward their local sporting heroes,…

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LOVE ROUNDERS…WHY NOT REPRESENT YOUR COUNTRY?

| Rounders England

Rounders England, the national governing body for Rounders, is now accepting applications for their four England Squads. For females, who have shown an outstanding ability in Rounders, the England Squad Trials present the only chance for players aged 13 upwards, to demonstrate their sporting prowess. Every year, Rounders England welcomes hundreds of Rounders enthusiasts to…

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Welcome back Kathryn!

| Rounders England

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 and the newest member to the team is Kathryn Barker. Kathryn is the new part-time Course Co-ordinator and is responsible…

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Six Decades and Still Going Strong – Harwell Summer Rounders Club

| Mike Poole, Harwell Summer Rounders Club

Harwell Summer Rounders Club has been successfully running at Harwell science campus in Oxfordshire since the early 1960s, where it’s thought a group of scientists set the club up as a lunchtime activity. Now in the midst of their sixth decade having completed their 2017 season, with 18 teams playing, over 300 players and scoring…

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Welcome to the Rounders Community Drighlington Dragons!

| Angela Hunkins, Drighlington Dragons

It’s amazing how our team has helped people forget their home worries for an hour a week to have a bit of me time.” Anglea Hunkins, Team Captain and founder of the Drighlington Dragons. Drighlington Dragons, based in Leeds, have been going from strength to strength. Having put feelers out in the local village to…

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Original Wild Cat wins award for 20 years service

| Rounders England

On Wednesday 30th August Diane Arnold from rounders team, Wild Cats in St Helens, received an award to recognise her contribution to the team. Diane, from St Helens, has been the steering force behind the success of Rounders team, Wild Cats, for almost 20 years. She was recently nominated for a ‘Your Rounders Hero’ award…

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Morley Ladies Rounders Team raises £500 in just 3 hours!

| Kim Richardson, Morley Ladies Rounders Team

On Sunday 23rd of July, the ladies of Morley Rounders Team made their way to the local rugby training grounds, tightened their rounders shoelaces, stretched their best bowling arm, dug deep and stepped on the pitch to battle it out with the opposite sex…All in the name of charity! Team Captain Kim Richardson and the…

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Schools on track at national Rounders competitions

| Rounders England

All of the 2017 events took place 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 debuted at the 2017…

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