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Super Series Round Four – England v France

Part One: the Lead-up (If you’re anxious for the action, scroll straight to Part Two) Rather than stick to the side that triumphed over the Black Ferns, France continued their policy of rotation to preserve freshness: an interesting response to their two remaining games, first against England, then the USA. This meant Brandy Cazorla, who

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The Super Series – A Chance missed

‘The Five Best teams in the World’ was the headline flash. The rugby may be reaching classy heights, but there is nothing ‘super’ about the facilities offered for this high-profile tournament. Views of the French side preparing for a match in one of a string of tents, with portaloos lined up outside make you wonder

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England v Australia – Calamity, calamity!

This was a horrible day at Canterbury for England women’s cricketers. Best not to repeat what passing spectators said about events after the break. They came into the third of the three one-dayers 2-0 down and with Alyssa Healy’s prediction of an Australian whitewash hanging round their necks. Katherine Brunt hadn’t recovered from her ankle

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Second ODI England v Australia – Jinx?

If the first ODI was bitterly disappointing, the second failed to improve matters. First, the news that Sarah Taylor would be a non-starter with an ankle injury. At least England can boast a classy replacement with the gloves in Amy Jones. Danni Wyatt was reinstated in the team. The batting once more flattered to deceive;

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Super Series – Half-way House

How do we stand after two rounds This is the multi-nation tournament like no other, not even the World Cup. Only the top five were invited along. Is it proving to answer all the claims made for it? Questions have been asked about the facilities provided at the event, for players, support staff and even

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Super Series Round 2

Canada v France USA v New Zealand – Chula Vista 2 July 2019 The balance of power between the French and the Canadians had grown even tighter. With their loss to New Zealand in Round 1 the Maple Leafs found themselves demoted to fourth position in world rankings, now 0.01 behind les Bleues. What a difference

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