, Played in England since Tudor times, it is referenced in 1744 in the children's book A Little Pretty Pocket-Book where it was called Base-Ball. If out, wait in the backward area well away from 1st post. Pupils recap rules.  As of 2015 it is played by seven million children in the UK. Each batter is entitled to three good balls.  The game is popular among British and Irish school children, particularly among girls. Competitions are held between teams from both traditions.  The GAA rules are the earliest nationally organised rules of play, being formalised in 1884. A half rounder is gained if: the player reaches the fourth post having missed the ball; the player reaches the second post having hit the ball; if a batter is obstructed by a fielder whilst running; or if the same batter has two consecutive no balls. A list of players and substitutes should be submitted to the Umpire prior to play. Each batter gets three “good” balls, where they are given a chance to hit the ball in order to get a run to make it onto one of the bases. If the batter is ordered to make and maintain contact with the post and refuse to do so. Definition of rounders in the Definitions.net dictionary. Two innings constitute a game. if the batter decides to take a no ball it gives their team an extra bat and therefore one more go to try and get a rounder and win. During the bowlers action but before they release the ball. If the batter reaches the 2nd or 3rd post in one hit, the batting team scores ½ a Rounder.
Proposed Dublin Social Rounders League / Healthy Club Initiative for 2021. Batters must run in straight lines between bases and fielders must not obstruct their way or stand on bases. Once the batter has run around all four bases, they have scored a point, which is known as a rounder. The ball (or sliotar) circumference is 22.7–25.5 centimetres (8.9–10.0 in) and bats may be 70–110 centimetres (28–43 in) long and up to 7 centimetres (2.8 in) in diameter.  Points (known as 'rounders') are scored by the batting team when one of their players completes a circuit past four bases without being put 'out'. Rounders is a striking and fielding team game that involves hitting a small, hard, leather-cased ball with a rounded end wooden, plastic, or metal bat. The bowler, or 'feeder', bowls the ball with an underarm pendulum action to the batter.  In 1828, William Clarke in London published the second edition of The Boy's Own Book, which included the rules of rounders and also the first printed description in English of a bat and ball base-running game played on a diamond.