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Six Nations 2021 – Round One England v Scotland

England duly beat Scotland at Doncaster to gain maximum reward, but the margin of victory, 42 points, marks the progress the visitors have made since their last raid south, an 80-0 drubbing. Eight tries to one looks like one-way traffic, but it wasn’t. Scottish resilience and English indiscipline meant several spells of backs-to-the-wall for the

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England v Scotland – A Preview

Anybody who saw this Red Rose 23 coming deserves a large medal. 15. Sarah McKenna (Saracens, 32 caps) 14. Lydia Thompson (Worcester Warriors, 46 caps) 13. Emily Scarratt (captain; Loughborough Lightning, 92 caps) 12. Lagi Tuima (Harlequins, 6 caps) 11. Jess Breach (Harlequins, 15 caps) 10. Helena Rowland (Loughborough Lightning, 3 caps) 9. Leanne Riley

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Emily Scarratt to captain England against Scotland

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his England Women’s team to play Scotland in their Six Nations opener on Saturday. The Red Roses take on Bryan Easson’s outfit at Castle Park, Doncaster, kick-off 3pm and live on BBC iPlayer. Emily Scarratt captains the side with the game coming too soon for Sarah Hunter who continues

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Test Cricket to Return

News of a planned tour to England by India this summer is excellent. But even better is the plan to include a test match. Tests are the one area where women’s cricket has taken backward steps; they have become an endangered species. Past generations of players could enjoy a decent exposure to the multi-day game.

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England end tour with second Series win

England Women End Tour with their Second Series Win [New Zealand Tour – Final T20I, Wellington (Sky – formerly Westpac Stadium) on 7 March 2021] As seen on BT Sports TV and streamed live on website Live Cricket Australia & the ICC match centre, the final women’s twenty overs match was played before cricket spectators.

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