When I see a group of immigrant boys playing a crude match of rounders in the streets of the village, I feel pride for the assimilating spirit of the sport.
This was not due to a lack of ability as Tom had excellent ball control, could accurately score goals and easily hit a rounders ' ball.
He was one of the early initiators of cricket in Rio Claro, which he saw as a healthy hobby for the area's boys; in the same way, he sponsored rounders for girls.
Playing hopscotch, hide and seek, even a game of rounders was all in a day's fun for a thirteen year old in the good old days.
A game of rounders or Frisbee in the park costs nothing.
I suggest going to the park for a kick around with a football, or a game of rounders , cricket or frisbee.
In the warmer seasons it would have echoed to the excited calls of bull rush and rounders , the click of cricket bat and ball.
We played rounders and cricket in the street and sometimes that ball really stung.
The children will play a variety of sports including hockey, basketball, rounders , Olympic handball, Gaelic football and table tennis.
Over the 3 days, the players were put through their paces of hurling as well as taking part in fun-games, rounders and skills testing.