Source: The FA

Onto the Semi Finals!

England put in a mighty team performance last night to surge into the Women’s World Cup Semi Finals for the first time since – well since ever. Jodie Taylor capitalised on a defensive error to open the scoring after just 11 minutes and Lucy Bronze headed home just three minutes later to effectively quieten the

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Source: Dave Roper for Matchtigh

Team Bath Netball defender Stacey Francis named in England squad for World Cup

Jess Thirlby says everyone at Team Bath Netball is “over the moon” for Stacey Francis after the defender was named in England’s 12-player squad for the Netball World Cup in Australia. Francis – who won her 50th international cap last month – is joined in the squad by seven former Team Bath players, including captain

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Source: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images for England Netball

England announce final 12 for Netball World Cup

England have this afternoon, named their final squad of twelve players to compete at the Netball World Cup in Sydney which takes place between 7th–16th August this summer. Head Coach Tracey Neville and the national selectors have chosen a team that is brimming with experience and versatility. They have also revealed who will be leading the

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Source: Rugbymatters.net

Sarah Hunter to lead England in Rugby Super Series opener

England Women’s Head Coach Simon Middleton has announced his starting line-up for Saturday’s Rugby Super Series opener against the USA at Calgary Rugby Park, kick off at 11pm BST on Saturday 27th June. Lichfield’s Sarah Hunter will captain a young England side that includes two players, Lark Davies and Rachael Lund, who could make their

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Source: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images via the FA

It’s getting annoying now

I attempted to read another article on the Women’s World Cup yesterday, that someone had tagged as interesting – it started with something like – let’s face it women are not as good at football as men and this could be proven because the women’s team could never beat Roy Hodgson’s men’s team …  Now

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Source: World Rugby

Rugby Sets Up Home on Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach

World Rugby and the Brazilian Rugby Confederation (CBRu) have inaugurated Brazil’s first ever semi-permanent beach rugby pitch on the iconic Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. As part of World Rugby’s Olympic Day celebrations, children and young people from local social projects, schools and clubs were invited to the opening of the pitch, which will

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