Source: World Rugby

Ireland to host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017

Dublin and Belfast will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament to the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). With women’s rugby continuing to experience record global growth, the pool stages will be held at University College Dublin, before the world’s top female rugby players convene

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Source: England Netball

The Netball Europe Open Championships

The Netball Europe Open Championships, takes place at the Antrim Forum, Belfast,Northern Ireland, between May 14 and 17, and features England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in addition to world number six South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago, ranked ninth in the world. In addition to the main competition between the high performance nations, a

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Source: David Roper for Matchtight

Stacey Francis makes a winning return to action

Stacey Francis made a winning return to action as the Team Bath Netball defender helped England wrap up a 3-0 series whitewash of Trinidad & Tobago.   Francis missed the last month of the Superleague season and the first two matches of the Test series while she recovered from a knee injury.   But she showed

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Source: Andrew Waller

Ellie Mason on Watford success over Villa

‘It was probably the best goal I’ve ever scored!’ said Ellie Mason after the fine win against Aston Villa on Sunday. While a great team performance earned Watford Ladies the three points at Aston Villa, it was forward Ellie Mason who grabbed the headlines. Making her first start for the club, Mason’s all-round display upfront

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Source: Liverpool Ladies FC

Mark Sampson names squad for World Cup

This afternoon Mark Sampson  named his 23 player England squad for next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup. The head coach has kept faith with the majority of the players who helped the Lionesses make it to Canada 2015 with a 100 per cent record. Of the 23-player squad, only Chelsea duo Claire Rafferty and Katie Chapman

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Source: Girls on the Ball

Mason helps Golden Girls to first league win

Ellie Mason’s superb second half strike helps the Golden Girls to their first league win of the season. Watford Ladies secured their first league win of the season, winning 1-0 away at a strong Aston Villa side with a fantastic team performance. On her first start for the club, Ellie Mason’s stunning second half strike

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Oxford United hold on for second win

Kat Nutman’s first-half goal proves the difference as United hold on for a second win of the season United battled to an impressive 1-0 victory at home to Durham at Northcourt Road on Sunday. Kat Nutman’s scrambled effort put the U’s front before the break and despite some pressure from the visitors in the second

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Source: Nigel Hoyle @goalshots

Royals Back On Track

Reading returned to winning ways with a 2-1 win against a so far unbeaten Everton side at Farnborough on Saturday. In what could prove a big week for Reading and their promotion aspirations, they stepped up to the task by beating a very good Everton side. Source: Nigel Hoyle @goalshotsAfter a shining start to the

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County defeat Liverpool

Notts defeated reigning champions Liverpool 1-0 to move within one point of second as the team head into the mid-season break. Liverpool started the brightest as the lively Asisat Oshoala broke free down the right in the first two minutes, Carly Telford making a good save at her near post to deny the young Nigeria

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