Source: England Rugby

RFU lays out vision for women’s game

The Rugby Football Union today laid out its intent for the women’s game over the next four years. As England Women look to defend their Women’s Rugby World Cup title next year, the RFU outlined: That 26,000 women and girls are regularly playing contact rugby within the community game Ambition to improve the player pathway

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Sophie Ecclestone in line to make ODI debut in the West Indies

The ECB has today announced a 15-strong England women’s touring party for the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against the West Indies in Jamaica next month. The squad includes two uncapped players at this level: 17-year-old left-arm spinner, Sophie Ecclestone and right-arm seam bowler, Beth Langston. Langston had previously been ruled-out of taking part in

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Source: England Rugby

England announce Elite Women’s Squad for 2016/2017

England Women have announced the Elite Player Squad for the 2016/17 season, with 29 players awarded the first ever 15-a-side professional contracts. The 54-player squad is split into full-time, part-time, short-term and non-contracted players with 38 contracts awarded to date. Eight of the 12-player Team GB Olympic squad will return to the 15s programme this

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England to take on Sri Lanka in final round of ICC Championship

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that England women will complete their ICC Women’s Championship campaign with a three-match One-Day International series against Sri Lanka in November. All three ODI fixtures will be played at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium (RPICS) in Colombo, with the action getting underway on Saturday 12th

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Source: England Netball

England Netball partner with Mizuno

England Netball has announced Mizuno as the new official footwear partner to the England Netball Team for the next four years.  The deal will see the England players wearing the brand’s latest range of netball shoes, as the girls chase success in the first home Quad Series in 2017 and all the way through to the

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Seam bowler Beth Langston ruled out of West Indies tour

England women’s performance squad member Beth Langston has undergone surgery to her left thumb after breaking it during an inter-squad training match last week.  England’s medical staff anticipate that her rehabilitation programme will now take approximately six weeks, ruling the right-arm seam bowler out of contention for selection for England women’s tour to the West

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Source: England Rugby

England rugby players unveil new kit

England Men’s Rugby players Maro Itoje, Jack Nowell and George Kruis, alongside England Women’s Rochelle Clark, Lydia Thompson and Vicky Fleetwood, today unveiled the new England Rugby 2016/2017 alternate kit from Canterbury.  The kit sees a reintroduction of navy blue, a popular colour used in England kits over the last 25 years, alongside red and white.

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England U20s seal series win over Canada

England Women U20s made it a clean sweep after winning the third of a three match series against Canada at Trent College, Long Eaton.  This time they scored six tries en route to a 34-12 victory. England won the previous two matches by 39-12 and 46-8. On the scoreboard were: Sydney Gregson, Abigail Dow (2), Jess Breach, Sarah Bern,

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England U20s in great form against Canada

England Women U20s have now played two of the three matches in their summer series against Canada. The first match (Thursday 18 August) ended 46-8 to the England girls as they cruised past Canada scoring eight tries on the way. The England tries were scored by Jess Breach (3) Kelly Smith, Lottie Holland, Millie Wood,

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