Source: Bruce Perkins

Full House

The news of a full house at Castle Park Doncaster for the Ireland game is excellent. When was an England Women’s international last sold out five days before the event? But it throws into doubt the wisdom of offering Doncaster Knights a third crack of the whip (after staging two games against Canada and France).

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England beaten in final T20 World Cup warm up game

England Women’s final preparations for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup were dealt a surprising blow in Adelaide with a 10-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka. Heather Knight won the toss and batted first but her team – with a slightly rejigged order – never got going, losing regular wickets to Sri Lanka’s spinners and reaching just

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Australia win final IT20

Australia won the final IT20 of the Commbank IT20 Tri-Series to see England eliminated on net run-rate. At the half-way stage England would have been confident of success after an impressive bowling performance restricted the hosts to 132/7, but Australia’s spinners utilised a slow, used track very well to win by 16 runs. Defeat means

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England Women finish sixth at HSBC Sydney Sevens

England Women Sevens finished sixth at HSBC Sydney Sevens after two defeats in Australia on day two. After a 33-0 win over Russia and a 26-5 victory over Japan on day one, England went into the game against a New Zealand side who led the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series knowing that whoever won would top the

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Source: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

England face New Zealand in pool decider

England Women Sevens set up a Pool A decider with New Zealand after winning both games on day one at HSBC Sydney Sevens. Inside the first couple of minutes in the first game against Russia, Deborah Fleming managed to beat two defenders and run in for her 50th try on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens

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