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Charlotte Edwards named England Women’s Cricketer of Year 2014-2015

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that Joe Root and Charlotte Edwards have been named, respectively, as the England Men’s and England Women’s Cricketer of the Year for 2014-2015.   Lancashire and England Under-19s right-arm seamer Saqib Mahmood won the England Development Programme Cricketer of the Year award, while the England Disability

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England take 2015 Netball Europe crown

England took the 2015 Netball Europe trophy this afternoon but were made to work for their win following a spirited display from the host nation. Northern Ireland took a surprising early lead at the end of the first quarter but were eventually outclassed as England triumphed 64-22 to regain the title they last held in 2012.

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England thrill the crowd at The Stoop

There couldn’t be a starker illustration of the gulf in commitment to women’s sport than with the staging of the London women’s Sevens this weekend at The Stoop. The contrast of this low key affair, to the fanfare showcase event taking place across the road at Twickenham is incredible. How disappointing for all the athletes

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England overpower Scotland

England got their Netball Europe title hunt off to a winning start this afternoon as they overcame a lacklustre start to seal a convincing 60-16 victory over Scotland. This was the first match of the competition that counted towards the Netball Europe Championships following the fixtures against the invitational sides yesterday. It was always going to

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England Women through to Quarter Finals of London Sevens Series

England Women Sevens face a tough quarter-final against World Sevens Series leaders New Zealand tomorrow (Saturday) when the tournament resumes at the Twickenham Stoop. England had already beaten South Africa and Russia to secure qualification through to the quarter-final, but Canada put them to the sword to secure top spot in the pool on day

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Women’s World Series Sevens London – Day 1 Fixtures and Results

Pool A – New Zealand, Brazil, France, Spain Pool B – Canada, England, Russia, South Africa Pool C – Australia, USA, Fiji, China Fixtures and Results 12.00     New Zealand 34-0 Brazil 12.22     France 12-5 Spain 12.44     Australia 15-5 Fiji 13.06     USA 40-7 China 13.28     Canada 14-12 Russia 13.50     England 28-7 South Africa 14.44     New Zealand 15-19 Spain (Just to confirm

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Sarah McKenna called up for London Sevens

Saracens’ Sarah McKenna has been called up to replace Alice Richardson in this week’s Sevens World Series event at the Twickenham Stoop and Twickenham Stadium (May 15-16). McKenna, who featured in the last round of the World Series in Canada, comes in for the Richmond fly-half who failed a fitness test this morning. England head

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