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The Black Ferns unveiled

Glenn Moore has announced his squad to face the Red Roses in their first encounter for two years: 1. Pip Love (11) 2. Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate (29) 3. Aleisha Pearl Nelson (35) 4. Eloise Blackwell (43) 5. Kelsie Wills (uncapped) 6. Alana Bremner (uncapped) 7. Les Elder (18) (captain) 8. Dhys Faleafaga (uncapped) 9. Kendra

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England v New Zealand – Preview

This may well have been one of the hardest selection meetings Simon Middleton has led, including the odd World Cup final or two. The Squad: 15 Ellie Kildunne (Harlequins, 15 caps) 14 Lydia Thompson (Worcester Warriors, 47 caps) 13 Holly Aitchison (Saracens, uncapped) 12 Amber Reed (vice-captain; Bristol Bears Women, 58 caps) 11 Abby Dow

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Ireland Squad for Autumn Internationals 2021

Adam Griggs has announced the names of 33 players to represent Ireland for their two tests against the USA and Japan. Ciara Griffin (captain, UL Bohemians, Munster) Kathryn Dane (Old Belvedere, Ulster) Ailsa Hughes (Railway Union, Leinster) Stacey Flood (Railway Union, Leinster) Enya Breen (UL Bohemians, Munster) Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere, Leinster) Eve Higgins (Railway

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Black Ferns Prepare – Wales and England help them

The Black Ferns began preparations at London Irish’s training ground in Shepperton with two adjusted games against England Under 20s and Wales. It was kind of New Zealand and Welsh information services to let us know about England’s participation. Two different Ferns teams won the games 83-3 and 53-7 respectively. This was a cunning plan

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Autumn Countdown

It’s a week to the start of the autumn international season. Here are some of the stops along the line USA The Eagles start their campaign suffering from the sad news of the death at 66 of Kathy Flores, one of the great founding figures of modern US rugby. She was in the team that

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More Big News from Ireland and France

Ireland The IRFU has announced that Adam Griggs will step down from his post as Head Coach after the November internationals. His place will be taken by Greg McWIlliams, who was an assistant coach to Philip Doyle before moving on to appointments in the USA and with World Rugby in Dublin. The news comes as

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The Allianz Premier 15s – Autumn Report

School report: Good work and progress, but needs to take more care over its weaknesses. Still undecided about long-term career prospects. As we reach the first break in the 2021-22 programme, it’s a chance to assess how things are going. There has been some glorious rugby played, highlighted by the quality of the Tries of

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Rugby Update

Rugby is Boring This doubtful claim takes on a quite new meaning as Paris Metro Line 18 begins to take shape. The children of the suburb of Massy, through which the line will pass, have decided on the name to be given to the second tunnel boring machine (TBM) that will trace the line’s route.

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