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The Ashes get under way

As England embark on another Ashes adventure, the selectors have opted heavily for experience. In a squad of 14, there was little room left for sentiment, youthful aspiration or chance-taking. Only one player who appeared in the England A team this week, Fran Wilson, has found favour. England’s Ashes Squad with appearances: T    ODI  

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England beat Australia A in Ashes warm up

England versus Australia A – Putting them in their place For the second game in the series, the tables were turned: a full England XI fronted up against an Australian ‘A’ XIV. The result, a decisive win by 81 runs, reveals that the Aussie gap in ability between their first and second choices is just

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Super Series – After Round One, what next?

‘Of all the clashes in the tournament, two stand out: New Zealand v England and Canada v France. It’s England’s well-trumpeted aim to regain top place in the World Rankings (www.world.rugby/rankings/wru) which they held briefly in 2017. They have beaten the Black Ferns eight times, but only twice away from home (2001 and 2017). Les

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USA Eagles v England – A Win in the Heat

USA Eagles v England – Chula Vista, San Diego 28 June 2019 Teams USA England 15 Bulou Mataitoga​​​​  Sarah McKenna 14 Bui Baravilala​​​​ Lydia Thompson 13 Alev Kelter​​​​​ Emily Scarratt 12 Eti Haungatau​​​​ Amber Reed 11 Jennine Duncan​​​​ Kelly Smith 10 Gabby Cantorna​​​​ Zoe Harrison 9 Ashlee Byrge​​​​ Claudia Macdonald 1 Catie Benson​​​​ Ellena Perry 2

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Looking forward to the Ashes

The three T20 matches against the West Indies came to a predictably soggy end at Derby. Not a ball was bowled. That left just the one game at Northampton completed. The series served to demonstrate the gulf set between the two sides. The West Indies are the only elite ICC member to represent a whole

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Canada name their squad for the Super Series

Canada are the last of the five competing nations to announce their squad: Alex Tessier, SABRFC (Sainte-clotilde-de-Horton, QC) Alysha Corrigan, CRFC (Charlottetown, PEI) Amanda Thornborough, Westshore RFC (Brandon, MB) Anaïs Holly, TMR RFC, (Montreal, QC) Brianna Miller, Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue (Point-Claire, QC) Courtney Holtkamp, Red Deer Titans (Rimbey, AB) DaLeaka Menin, Calgary Hornets (Vulcan, AB) Elissa Alarie,

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The Black Ferns squad is announced

Glenn Moore has announced the New Zealand squad to compete in the Super Series in San Diego at the end of the month. Like the French squad it is 30 strong: FORWARDS Forne Burkin Canterbury* Luka Connor Bay of Plenty* Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate (23 caps) Counties Manukau Phillipa Love (7) Canterbury Toka Natua (16) Waikato

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