‘When Sofiya Makda picked up a rounders bat in 2015, she couldn’t have imagined the impact it was going to have on her life.’
Sofyia’s lived experience is real, current, evolving and rounders came along at just the right time for her and family.
Ready Steady Active, a small organisation, making a big impact in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, was started by Rashida Salloo, a woman on a mission to introduce sport and activity to women and girls in the South Asian community.
“I’ve got dreams which I never thought I would have.”
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— Yorkshire Sport Fndn (@YorkshireSport) February 8, 2022
Get More For Your Game
Visit the shop for a wide variety of approved equipment from Aresson and Sure Shot, as well as Rounders England resources, to get you started and keep you playing.
There is also branded merchandise to suit every budget, perfect for avid Rounders players.
Club kit can be purchased from approved clothing supplier Surridge Sport.
Competitions & Events
We have received the support of some incredible organisations, adding their credentials to our Rounders: Reconnected strategy.
Learn about them here
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