Source: Bruce Perkins

Tyrrells Round 5 Round up

Pride of place DMP Sharks must take centre stage after Round 5 of the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Tamara Taylor was proud beyond measure at the first win over the once-invincible Richmond. This takes them up to 7th in the table and Richmond’s fallible run continues. Results: DMP           15       

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England squad for T20 WC – old hands and promising youngsters

Thoughts on the England Squad to take part in the T20 World Cup 2018 The squad selected: Heather Knight (Berkshire, Captain) Tamsin Beaumont (Kent) Katherine Brunt (Yorkshire) Sophia Dunkley* (Middlesex) Sophie Ecclestone (Lancashire) Natasha Farrant (Kent) Kirstie Gordon* (Nottinghamshire) Jenny Gunn (Warwickshire) Danielle Hazell (Yorkshire) Amy Jones (Warwickshire, Wicketkeeper) Natalie Sciver (Surrey) Linsey Smith* (Sussex)

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Tyrrells Round 4 – Who’d a thought it?

Another lovely day to greet the fourth round of the Tyrrells Premier, and thrills all the way. Who could have imagined Saracens going two scores down at the start of their clash with Richmond? Whoever heard of a win by the odd point in 81, thanks to a penalty try? First the scores: Bristol   

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Source: Don Miles

A look back at the Kia Super League

My thoughts on the KSL Set-up 2018 – The Biggest Question If it ain’t broke… The ECB is giving serious consideration to abandoning the Kia Super League after three seasons’ existence in favour of a much-debated 100-ball contest. The supposed advantages of the change include: pairing the women’s game off with the men’s; increased live coverage

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Tyrrells Round 3 – Rain didn’t stop play

Round 3 of the Tyrrells offered some surprises, some shocks and a few told-you-sos. The fixture-setter-in-the-sky had a sense of humour when sending out the bottom three clubs of 2017-8 in turn against the almighty Saracens to launch this season. So no surprise that Sarries are already closing in on 150 points.  Lightning v Quins

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Tyrrells Round 2 – Twists and Turns

More high drama for watching fans greeted the second round of competition. Waterloo can claim pride of place after obtaining a rare away victory over Richmond (12-24). The Londoners’ new management need to sort things out sharpish; the club now sits bottom of the ladder. But while one of the two northern teams was savouring

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Source: Bruce Perkins

Tyrrells Premier 15s is back

The opening round of the the Tyrrells Premier 15s, 2018-9 version, could scarcely have played out more dramatically: two 3-point victories and four yellow cards awarded against one team for starters. For a real sniff of novelty we needed to be watching the Bristol-Wasps fixture: the home team on a new ground, Dings Crusaders’ Shaftesbury

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