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Sarina Wiegman selects her first England squad

New England Women’s head coach Sarina Wiegman has selected her first squad, as the 2023 World Cup qualifying campaign kicks-off in September. The Lionesses will start their season against North Macedonia at Southampton’s St. Mary’s Stadium on Friday 17 September before facing a trip to play Luxembourg four days later. England Squad: Goalkeepers: Mary Earps

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On 100th Cap Sophie Devine Passes 2500 Runs and Levels The Series

England Women v New Zealand 2nd T20I at Hove on 4th September (night) Wearing her 100th Cap, ‘White Ferns’ skipper Sophie Devine started the match full of optimism, needing just 24 runs to pass her 2500-run (T20I) milestone. Afterwards, commentators said that ‘Ferns’ were ‘impressive in the field;’ skipper Devine played a good skipper’s fifty; and the match

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Super Innings By Tammy Beaumont Ends One Shot Short Of A Ton

England Women v New Zealand 1st T20I at Chelmsford on 1st September (night) England’s Tammy Beaumont needed one boundary short for her century, but was caught out from the penultimate innings ball. Posting her 2nd highest score in T20I, POTM, Beaumont told player-turned-commentator Isa Guha that she’d been ‘waiting to (make a high score) for

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Beaumont takes it away from the White Ferns

England v New Zealand – First T20 Tammy Beaumont took charge of the game with a dominant 97, failing to reach her century only in the last over. A scoop off the penultimate ball finished in Brooke Halliday’s hands at short fine-leg. Sophie Devine sent England in, but her bowlers came under early pressure, Beaumont

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Emma Lamb called up to England squad

Emma Lamb has been called up to England Women ahead of the three-match Vitality IT20 series against New Zealand.   Emma last featured in the squad in 2016. Unfortunately, Charlie Dean and Maia Bouchier have been identified as possible COVID-19 contacts and in order to evaluate the situation and undergo further testing they will miss the

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RFU announce Red Roses autumn fixtures

England Women will play four home Tests this autumn, including back-to-back matches against New Zealand. The Red Roses, ranked No.1 in the world, will take on the Black Ferns (weekends of 29-31 October and 5-7 November) as well as Canada (weekend of 12-14 November) and USA (weekend of 19-21 November). * The quartet of matches

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England appoint Louis Deacon as women’s forwards coach

England Women have appointed Louis Deacon as forwards coach with immediate effect. Former England and Leicester Tigers lock-turned-coach Deacon will have responsibility for the forwards division. He takes over from Mark Luffman, who held the role on an interim-basis following the departure of Richard Blaze to Wasps last year. Deacon joins the Red Roses from

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England v India – The Balance Sheet

India may well look back on the recent series with more pleasure than England. Yes, they lost 10-6 by the reckoning of the points system, but their achievements must be set against a background of daunting challenge. Playing a series abroad is a huge test of character these days. Bubbles, isolation, testing: a string of

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