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A Squad to conjure with – England Team v Italy – Preview

Simon Middleton has chosen the following players to represent their country against Italy: 15. Ellie Kildunne (Wasps, 12 caps) 14. Jess Breach (Harlequins, 16 caps) 13. Emily Scarratt (Loughborough Lightning, 92 caps) 12. Megan Jones (Wasps, 12 caps) 11. Abby Dow (Wasps, 15 caps) 10. Helena Rowland (Loughborough Lightning, 4 caps) 9. Leanne Riley (Harlequins,

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Italy prepare to take on England – Six Nations

Andrea Di Giandomenico has announced 26 names for the squad to take on England on Saturday 10 April: Ilaria ARRIGHETTI (Stade Rennais, France, 45 caps) Sara BARATTIN (Arredissima Villorba, 95 caps) Melissa BETTONI (Stade Rennais, France, 58 caps) Lucia CAMMARANO (Rugby Belve Neroverdi, 24 caps) Alyssa D’INCA (Arredissima Villorba, uncapped) Giordana DUCA (Valsugana Rugby Padova,

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Sarah Taylor returns

By far the best news during the long delayed run-in to the Hundred is Sarah Taylor’s decision to sign for Welsh Fire. This is a momentous step for her as she makes her way back into active participation in cricket. She had recently taken on a coaching role at Hove with Sussex CCC; now we

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Six Nations 2021 – Round One England v Scotland

England duly beat Scotland at Doncaster to gain maximum reward, but the margin of victory, 42 points, marks the progress the visitors have made since their last raid south, an 80-0 drubbing. Eight tries to one looks like one-way traffic, but it wasn’t. Scottish resilience and English indiscipline meant several spells of backs-to-the-wall for the

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