England Women finally got their World T20 campaign off and running with a win over Bangladesh in Saint Lucia. Star of the show was debutant Kirstie Gordon, who took three wickets to see Bangladesh reach 76/9 from their 20 overs. Fellow newcomer Linsey Smith took her maiden international wicket, while the other wickets were shared
England Women Head Coach Simon Middleton has named the National Academy match-day 23 to play USA Women’s Selects at Newbury RFC on Tuesday 13 November (KO 7.30pm). The squad combines a mix of England pathway players and more established names, captained by Richmond FC lock Rowena Burnfield, one of five players with senior international experience.
The first Quilter International – England v The USA – Allianz Park 9 November 2018 Part One If you’re anxious for the action, move straight to Part Two… The England squad selected: 15. Sarah McKenna (Saracens) 14. Lydia Thompson (Worcester Valkyries) 13. Carys Williams (Loughborough Lightning)* 12. Tatyana Heard (Gloucester-Hartpury)* 11. Kelly Smith (Gloucester-Hartpury) 10. Katy
England Women got their Quilter Internationals off to a successful start with a 57-5 win over USA Women at Allianz Park, on the night fly half Katy Daley-Mclean earned her 100th cap for the Red Roses. In wet and windy conditions in north London, scrum half Leanne Riley opened the scoring inside 10 minutes, getting
Katherine Brunt has been forced to withdraw from the ICC Women’s World T20 after suffering a flare-up of her longstanding back injury. Brunt will be replaced in England’s squad by Middlesex batter Fran Wilson. Wilson is not expected to arrive in time to be available for selection for Saturday’s first game against Sri Lanka. All-rounder
The Women’s 2019 Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed with England playing three home games, including a first for the side at Sandy Park, Exeter. All five of the Red Roses Tests will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the first fixtures for the side since turning fully professional on 1 January. The schedule
England Women have announced a 23-player squad for their two National Academy fixtures this November. The development side will face a USA Women’s Selects team at Newbury RFC on Tuesday 13 November (KO 7.30pm) and Canada Women A at Cobham RFC on Wednesday 21 November (KO 7.30pm). Of the 23 players named, six have represented
Dannielle Anderson who moved to Leeds Rhinos from Oulton Raidettes at the beginning of the season is finishing the season on a high as she is awarded her first England cap. Dannielle becomes the 75th woman to play for her country. The team has not yet been announced but Dannielle will wear the number 8 shirt.
Vitality confirms continued commitment to England Netball as England Roses become ‘Vitality Roses’ England Netball has announced that health and life insurance and investments provider, Vitality has renewed its existing title partnership for a further three years. This announcement, which is one of the largest deals in women’s sport in the UK, is another huge
A First Stepping-stone The announcement of the Elite Squad to represent England in the Quilter Internationals this November marks the next staging post on the long journey to the 2021 World Cup. The 28 players listed will all be delighted and relieved to see their names on the board, not least the seven debutants. But