Record crowds for Women’s Ashes series

Sell-out crowds for the Women’s Ashes NatWest IT20s at the County Ground, Chelmsford, and the BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground, Hove, have helped to set a new record attendance figure for an international women’s cricket series in England. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today revealed that nearly 22,000 fans have attended a Women’s Ashes

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Taylor player of the match as England keep hopes alive

England women v Australia women – 1st Women’s Ashes NatWest International Twenty20, The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford England women won the toss and elected to field Australia women – 122-8 (Ellyse Perry 30, Meg Lanning 28, Natalie Sciver 2-18) 20 overs England women – 125-3 (Sarah Taylor 50, Charlotte Edwards 39, Erin Osborne 2-22) 17.3

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Australia take the lead

England women v Australia women – 3rd Royal London Women’s Ashes One-Day International, New Road, Worcester England will have to come from behind if they are to retain the Women’s Ashes after Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry combined to secure a comfortable Australia victory in the last of the three-match Royal London ODI series in

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Abandoned 3rd Women’s Ashes ODI to be played tomorrow

England women v Australia women – 3rd Royal London Women’s Ashes One-Day International, New Road, Worcester – reserve day information  As a result of heavy rainfall in Worcester today the 3rd Royal London Women’s One-Day International between England and Australia was abandoned, and will now be played in its entirety tomorrow, Monday 27th July, at New

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The Southern Stars level the Ashes Series

England women v Australia women – 2nd Royal London Women’s Ashes One-Day International, Bristol County Ground Australia skipper Meg Lanning struck her sixth one-day international century as the tourists set England a target of 260 to win the second Royal London match of the Women’s Ashes series. England captain Charlotte Edwards put Australia in to bat

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England to host Australian Diamonds in three-match Series

England to host World Champions in three-match Series England Netball has announced that they will be hosting the Australian Diamonds for a three match International Series in January 2016. The current World and Commonwealth Champions last visited in 2013 when the Roses’ claimed a historic 3-0 Series victory. This will represent the first chance for England fans to

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Club versus Country

Trouble would appear to be brewing between Clubs and the RFU after the peremptory announcement that contracted women’s Sevens players will not play any part of the 2015/2016 playing season in preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.  The reason is apparently ‘player welfare’. In the meantime the clubs will have to work out how

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