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Kate Cross working hard this winter

England International Kate Cross talks through her training regime this winter… We have had a relatively quiet winter. We have got only one tour and that is to New Zealand in February. It has been really nice to have some time to train and not have the pressure of preparing for a tour.  Last winter

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Girls dominate Lancashire programme

Nine girls aged between 15 and 18 have been selected on Lancashire’s emerging players programme for 2015.  Along with seven boys, Georgia Holmes, Nalisha Patel, Rachel Dickinson, Hannah Jones, Eleanor Threlkeld, Shachi Pai, Laura Jackson, Erin Staunton-Turner and Lucy Staunton-Turner have all impressed during different programmes at Emirates Old Trafford. The 16 players will now

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Charlotte Dujardin is BT Sport’s Action Woman of the Year 2014

Dressage superstar Charlotte Dujardin has been voted BT Sport’s Action Woman of the Year after a sensational 2014 which saw her become a double World Champion.  Dujardin, and her fabulous horse Valegro, won gold in the freestyle and special events at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, making her the first British equestrian rider to simultaneously

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ICC Awards

The annual ICC Awards is an opportunity to celebrate the games heroes.  The awards have honoured some of the biggest names in men’s and women’s international cricket. This year the ICC LG People’s Choice Award was won by Bhuvneshwar Kumar.  He becomes the fourth cricketer to win this award after Sachin Tendulkar (first ever recipient)

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Brunt, Taylor, Ballance and Kettleborough win prestigious ICC awards

England cricketers Gary Ballance, Katherine Brunt (both Yorkshire) and Sarah Taylor (Sussex), along with Umpire Richard Kettleborough, have been congratulated by ECB Chairman, Giles Clarke, after the quartet were announced as winners of major individual honours in the annual LG ICC Awards. The 2014 LG ICC Spirit of Cricket Award has been won by Katherine

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2015 Women’s Ashes Series

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today released the schedule for the 2015 Women’s Ashes Series and announced that for the first time, Sky Sports will provide live television coverage of every ball in the seven match multi-format contest. The 2015 Series will be the third time that the Women’s Ashes have been contested

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Volunteer recognised for dedication

Old Chelmsfordians Cricket Club member Alice Green has spent a day with the England women’s team as a reward for her outstanding volunteering work in the game. During the 2014 season, the 19-year-old from Chelmsford completed over 675 hours of volunteering either as a coach or assistant manager at her local club and for Essex

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Nominations for 2014 BT Sport Action Woman Award

The Awards season is in full swing and the nominees have now been announced for the 2014 BT Sport Action Woman Award. This award, voted by the British public, comes at the end of another fantastic year for Women’s sport. It will be fascinating to see who will succeed last year’s winner, Downhill Mountain Biking

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