Welcome to Rounders for Fun
Welcome to Rounders for Fun, your guide to the popular game of Rounders.
From its roots in Tudor England, Rounders has spread around the world and grown in popularity. It's a long-time favorite of schoolchildren, but also enjoys an active club following with competitive matches.
On this site we look at the history of Rounders, its connection to the games of baseball, townball and cricket; and we'll also help you to get the most out of the game by spelling out the rules and regulations of Rounders and the equipment you'll need to play it.
Rounders and the London 2012 Olympics
Rounders isn't currently an Olympic sport, so Rounders fans won't be able to enjoy any competitive matches as part of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
However, various groups will stage Rounders events through the UK and the world to mark the Olympic games. Visit Rounders England for details of Rounders events near you.