The T-Birds beat Firwood Waterloo by 20 points to 10 (after being at 10 all at half time). They go on to the play off match against Aylesbury on 29 March (time and venue yet to be announced) to see who will play next season in the premier league. Match report to follow.
LEICESTER missed the chance to leapfrog Holcombe into fourth in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division after the sides played out a 2-2 draw on Saturday. Tamsyn Naylor and Nicola White scored for Holcombe after Nikki Laybourne and Katie Long had given Leicester a 2-0 lead. The result leaves Leicester two points off the final
England Women head coach Mark Sampson has named his 23-player squad for the Cyprus Cup bringing in Chelsea’s Claire Rafferty as the only change to the squad that faced USA on 14 February. Source: The FA via Getty Images England will travel to Cyprus for the annual tournament on 26 February, and they kick-off their campaign against Finland
With excitement building ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015, schools are being offered the opportunity to be part of the ceremonies which will welcome the 20 participating teams to the Tournament in England and Wales. Each of the 20 teams will be officially welcomed to the Tournament and their respective Team Base regions by local
PLAYERS, coaches and referees from across Europe came together this week for a Women’s Development Camp as part of the Rugby Football Union’s ground-breaking Unity Project. The project, which is being run in partnership with World Rugby, Rugby Europe and UK Sport, involves 17 European nations and is aiming to grow the game across the
Sophie Devine smashed 29 off 20 deliveries to help New Zealand women level the three-match Twenty20 international series against England with a six-wicket victory at the Cobham Oval in Whangarei. The 25-year-old’s innings was the decisive one for the White Ferns, but the win had been set up by openers Rachel Priest and Suzie Bates.
With six teams still aiming to cement their place in the top four, Holcombe travel to Leicester on Saturday with the aim of staking their claim for a place in the play-offs at the Investec Women’s Finals Weekend. Holcombe currently occupy the crucial fourth spot in the table, but with three other teams within two
New Zealand women v England women – 1st Twenty20 International, Cobham Oval, Whangarei New Zealand women won the toss and elected to bat New Zealand women – 60 (Erin Bermingham 20, Anya Shrubsole 3-6, Heather Knight 3-10) 19.4 overs England women – 61-2 (Charlotte Edwards 32*, Sarah Taylor 16, Erin Bermingham 1-12, Georgia Guy 1-21)
Army 10 – 25 England England Women Under 20s recorded their first win of the season with a convincing 25-10 victory over the Army on Tuesday night at Aldershot Army Rugby Stadium. England, playing in their first of three fixtures this season and under the new guidance of former England captain Jo Yapp, ran in three
Team Northumbria 48-57 Loughborough Lightning A faultless display of shooting from Ugandan goal-shooter Peace Proscovia fired Loughborough Lightning to a 57-48 victory over Team Northumbria, to give Lightning their second win in a row. Karen Atkinson made one change to the seven that started against Celtic Dragons, with Lauren Massey coming in for Rachel Forbes