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The Rise of Rounders at Spring View Cricket Club

| Rounders England

A whopping 50 new Rounders players have been welcomed to the Spring View Cricket Club! The Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles Back to Sport team and Spring View Cricket Club have been working together to increase engagement and now the newly formed Spring View Rounders team are training indoors, with the first Wigan Indoor Rounders Tournament planned…

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Greater Manchester Sports Awards returns for its 17th year!

| Rounders England

On Friday 17th November the Greater Manchester Sports Awards will be held at the The Point, Emirates Old Trafford. This prestigious event is in its 17th year and one of the most well attended events in the city’s calendar. While the sporting community in Greater Manchester look forward to the forthcoming event, we’d like to reflect on…

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Meet Kirsty Pine from Merseyside

| Rounders England

I dabbled with the gym, but lost interest… I’ve always loved team sports playing rugby and hockey in my younger years but not for a very long time! I always wanted to get back into team sports but thought I was too unfit”. Those were the words of Kirsty Pine, 39 year old Mum of…

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Stewart Collins aka Mr Rounders recognised as Rounders Hero!

| Rounders England

Not all heroes wear capes, so goes the saying, and that’s true in the sports world. Our October Hero wears tracksuit bottoms, a blue fleece and can be seen working hard both on and off the pitch all year round! Stewart Collins organises and helps with training at both the Outdoor and Indoor Taunton Rounders…

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Active Winchester: Proving Rounders is for everyone!

| Rounders England

This week we focus on Active Winchester and how they are getting the whole of the Winchester District Active! Nearly 500 participants, 4 schools, 4 workplace teams, 900 rounders in total and whole lot of rain! That just about sums up Active Winchester’s very busy summer season…and it doesn’t seem like they’re putting their feet…

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Sport England releases fresh insight from latest Active Lives Survey

| Rounders England

We launched our campaign This Girl Can after research showed that a fear of judgement can hold many women back from getting involved in sport and activity, and 2.8 million women have told us they have been inspired to get active as a result. Now we need to work on attracting more women to volunteering…

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Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles – Inspiring Rounders!

| Richard Smith, Back to Sport Officer at WLCT

Rounders England has the privilege of working alongside a number of Delivery Partners, who are not only experts in their field of sports but have the passion for rounders to match! This week we focus on Wigan’s ‘Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles’, who have been working hard since 2003 to inspire people to make better lifestyle choices! The…

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Rounders England work hard to achieve green rating in Safeguarding

| Rounders England

As described by the Sport & Recreational Alliance; Safeguarding is the process of protecting children and adults from harm by providing safe and effective care. It includes all procedures designed to prevent harm.  Everyone who engages in sport whether they are a volunteer, participant, spectator or an elite athlete should never have to worry about…

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Sun Shines on Bowland Gamebirds Annual Charity Event

| Rounders England

Lancashire-based Bowland Gamebirds held their second annual rounders tournament on September 17th and welcomed a record 12 teams to battle it out on the pitch…all in the name of charity! The fantastic Bowland Gamebirds set out to raise money for the Field Nurses, the North West Air Ambulance and to replace the village’s stolen defibrillator. The grass had been cut…

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