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130,700 women playing netball following Commonwealth Games

130,700 women have started playing netball or playing more netball as a result of the Commonwealth Games On this day six months ago, the England Roses won the Commonwealth Games and wrote their names into the nation’s sporting history. The England Roses, having reached their first major final, stunned home favourites Australia to claim gold

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Lightning’s Meg Jones named in Commonwealth 7s Squad

Team England head coach James Bailey has named his squad that will compete at the inaugural women’s rugby sevens tournament at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia (13th – 15th April) which includes current Loughborough Lightning player Meg Jones and ex Loughborough student Claire Allan. Jones will travel to Brisbane in the forthcoming

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Lydia Thompson named in Sevens squad for Commonwealth Games

Worcester Valkyries winger Lydia Thompson has been picked in England Women’s 12-player squad for the inaugural Women’s Rugby Sevens tournament at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia (April 13-15). England Women Sevens and Team GB player Abbie Brown has been named captain of the experienced side that includes seven Olympian athletes. Emily Scarratt, former

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University of Bath host Commonwealth Big Lunch

Some of the country’s top sportspeople joined dignitaries, students and local schoolchildren at the University of Bath today to celebrate its links to both the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Commonwealth Big Lunch, organised and hosted in conjunction with UK Sport, saw 130 guests enjoy food from

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Chelsea Lewis called up by Wales for Gold Coast 2018

Chelsea Lewis has become the third Team Bath Netball player to be selected for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after her place in the Wales squad was confirmed on Thursday. The prolific goal-shooter, who can also play goal-attack, has vast international experience having played at two Netball World Cups, in 2011 and 2015, and

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Beaming from ear to ear with pride!

Team Bath Netball’s Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin have been selected by Team England for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will be a third Games for Blue and Gold captain Beckford-Chambers, who helped England win bronze at Delhi 2010 before narrowly missing out on a medal at Glasgow 2014 as part of a

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