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FA’s Kelly Simmons wins Leadership in Sport award

Kelly Simmons MBE, FA participation and development director, received the Leadership in Sport award at the BT Sport Industry Awards 2016 last week. Simmons, who has been a driving force behind the growth of and participation in the women’s game, was presented the award by England and Chelsea star Eniola Aluko and presenter Dan Walker.

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Worcester’s Rachel Lund shortlisted for Player of the Year Award

The Women’s Premiership Player of the Year award will this year be made part of the annual Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards, which will take place on Wednesday 18 May at the Hilton, Park Lane, London. Premeirship Rugby – who are currently responsible for the men’s Premiership XVs and 7s competitions – confirmed  that three players

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Team Bath athlete of the month awards

Judoka Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, swimmer Anna Hopkin, badminton player Alex Lane and slider David Swift are the latest winners of the Team Bath athlete of the month awards. The awards, which are supported by REVO Eyewear and Ellis & Killpartrick, once again showcased the outstanding calibre of sporting talent at the University of Bath. Judoka Awiti-Alcaraz, a Sport Performance student

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Karla Mostert shortlisted for Superleague Player of the Season

Team Bath Netball defender Karla Mostert has capped an impressive debut year in the Blue and Gold by being shortlisted for the Vitality Netball Superleague Player of the Season award. The South African international is nominated alongside Ama Agbeze (Loughborough Lightning), Sara Bayman (Manchester Thunder), Sophia Candappa (Surrey Storm) and Sammy Wallace (Hertfordshire Mavericks) for

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Steph Houghton & Fara Williams recognised in New Year’s Honours

The New Year’s Honours list 2016 recognises the contribution of women across a variety of sports this year including inspirational England Captain Steph Houghton and Fara Williams from the world of football. We are delighted to see England and Manchester City’s Steph Houghton awarded an MBE for her services to football alongside England team-mate Fara Williams

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FA Women’s Football Awards

At this year’s FA Women’s Football Awards Sunderland dominated the WSL1 whilst Donny Belles, dominated WSL2 awards with each team scooping the team of the year award and player of the year with Courtney Sweetman-Kirk taking it for Belles and Beth Mead for Sunderland. Not surprisingly both players also won the top goalscorers awards. Icing of

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