The England Roses fell narrowly short against the Australian Diamonds, despite a scintillating third quarter comeback, as they lost 50-46 at the Copper Box Arena tonight. It was a game high on energy, passion and tenacity from the first whistle and the two undefeated sides in the Vitality Netball International Series, as part of the
England bounced back from the disappointment of losing the Women’s Ashes on Friday to win the second IT20 at Manuka Oval, Canberra. After putting on 152/6, their highest T20 score in Australia, they dismissed the hosts for 112 to win by 40 runs with six balls to spare. It was a team effort with the ball but Katherine
Half centuries from Heather Knight, Tammy Beaumont and Sarah Taylor help England to their first win of the Women’s Ashes series. It was a case of third time lucky for England as they got over the line in the final ODI of the Women’s Ashes series, winning by 20 runs (DLS) and keeping alive their hopes of
Australia triumphed under the lights at Coffs Harbour to take the second ODI of the Women’s Ashes and go 4-0 up in points in the multi-format series. Having opted to bowl first England struggled to make regular breakthroughs and Australia were able initially to set a promising platform, and eventually an imposing total of 296-6.
Australia took the first points of the Women’s Ashes series with a close-fought two-wicket win in the ODI opener in Brisbane. A fine innings from Alex Blackwell did the job for Australia as they won the first ODI in the Women’s Ashes, and went 2-0 up in the points tally for the multi-format series. Blackwell
The England Roses battled valiantly but left themselves too much to do as the Australian Diamonds won 54-50 in the Quad Series opener. Tracey Neville’s side, who were without Jo Harten, made a strong start to the game with both Helen Housby and Kadeen Corbin getting on the scoresheet early doors. The hosts, backed by
In front of a crowd of over 4,000 at Bristol, England overcame Australia in the ICC Women’s World Cup to make it four wins on the bounce and take them one step nearer the semi-finals. Katherine Brunt was awarded Player of the Match for her innings of 45 which took England to a competitive total
England got their 2017 International Women’s Rugby Series campaign off to a winning start with a 53-10 victory over Australia at Porirua Park, New Zealand. Wing Sarah McKenna scored a hat-trick of tries while Izzy Noel-Smith, Abbie Scott, Kay Wilson (two), Vicky Fleetwood and Harriet Millar-Mills also went over, with Emily Scott adding four conversions.
England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday squad for the opening game of the 2017 International Women’s Rugby Series against Australia. Katy Mclean will lead the side for the first time since the 2015 Six Nations with regular captain Sarah Hunter on the bench. The Red Roses take on the Wallaroos for
Australia took a step closer to securing the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2015/16 after defeating their rivals New Zealand at the third round of the series in Atlanta. Despite both teams losing on day one, New Zealand and Australia bounced back on Saturday, returning to form as they progressed to the final at