SSV School Sport Victoria Bentleigh District Mixed Rounders Champions 2013-2019

Mixed Champions Winter 2013-2019

Recap

St. Peter’s dominated the School Sport Victoria Bentleigh District Mixed Rounders Championship from 2013 to 2017 winning the competition on all three occasions where the winners are known (2013, 2015 and 2017). St. Andrew’s took over as Champions in 2018. The District Champions went on to represent Bentleigh in the Victoria State Playoffs. Reference: [3-9]

ROUNDERS

Rounders is a bat and ball game involving two teams, each of which take turns batting and fielding. When a team is fielding a ‘Pitcher’ or ‘Bowler’ pitches (throws) the ball at the batter. The batter must strike the ball with his or her bat and run around the four bases back to home plate where he or she struck the ball, without being caught or run out. This is called a ‘Run’ (point). After a predetermined number of Batters is out, the Batting team and fielding team switch places. This is called an ‘Innings’. After a preset number of Innings the team with most runs is declared the winner. The game was possibly first played in England in the 1500s and was first codified by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) in Ireland in 1884. Reference: [5].

ROUNDERS STOCK PHOTO

Hand holding a rounders ball. Rounders is a bat and ball game between two team that involves hitting a hard leather cased ball with a wooden bat.

Shutterstock Contributor: roibu (2022) Item ID: 277897988 Hand holding a rounders ball. Rounders is a bat and ball game between two team that involves hitting a hard leather cased ball with a wooden bat. [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/hand-holding-rounders-ball-bat-game-277897988 %5BAccessed 19 February 2022]

REFERENCES

[3] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=260568 [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[4] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2014 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=287776  [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[5] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=338265 [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[6] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=365268 [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[7] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=388325 [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[8] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2018 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=401205  [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[9] School Sport Victoria (2022) Results 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://websites.mygameday.app/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-4215-0-0-0&sID=409253 [Accessed 19 February 2022]

[10] Rounders (2022) Rounders [Internet] Available from: https://www.rounders.com/ %5BAccessed 19 February 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Justin Whelan

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Last Updated: 19 February 2022

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