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Scotland Squad to tour South Africa September 2019

Philip Doyle, the Scotland Head Coach, has announced a squad of 26 to play two tests in South Africa at the end of September: Forwards Christine Belisle (Cartha Queens Park) Sarah Bonar (Loughborough Lightning) Lisa Cockburn (Darlington Mowden Park) Mairi Forsyth (Corstorphine Cougars) Megan Kennedy (Stirling County RFC) Jade Konkel (Harlequins) Rachel Malcolm (Loughborough Lightning)

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The Six Nations 2020 – A Look Forward

The season hasn’t started, the Autumn internationals haven’t taken place, but already we can look forward to the Six Nations 2020-version with renewed anticipation, if not 20:20 vision. Steep as this climb will be for all the participants, a yet more demanding peak lies on the horizon: the next Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

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A Fortnight to go to the Start of a new Season – Latest Developments

The third season of the Tyrrells starts in a fortnight and the transfers keep coming. But two big news items take precedence. First, Exeter’s long-trumpeted decision to establish a women’s section, with a view to applying to join the Tyrrells next year; second, the award of professional terms to players at Worcester Warriors and Saracens.

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Source: Julian Thompson

KSL – the final Finals Day?

What may or may not turn out to be the swansong of the Kia Super League brought some high quality cricket to Hove for Finals Day. For a pleasant change the runaway winners of the league stages, Western Storm, carried off the Big Prize in front of a big crowd and the television cameras. In

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KSL Final Round – Hit and Hope

If you were looking for your first win in ten, how would you prefer to set about it? Perhaps in a game reduced to 9 overs each, facing the hardest female hitter of a cricket ball in the world? (Australian commentators might like to dispute this claim, but in vain.) That is precisely what happened

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