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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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Source: World Rugby

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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Source: England Rugby

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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Source: World Rugby

Ireland to host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017

Dublin and Belfast will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament to the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU). With women’s rugby continuing to experience record global growth, the pool stages will be held at University College Dublin, before the world’s top female rugby players convene

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Source: England Netball

The Netball Europe Open Championships

The Netball Europe Open Championships, takes place at the Antrim Forum, Belfast,Northern Ireland, between May 14 and 17, and features England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in addition to world number six South Africa and Trinidad & Tobago, ranked ninth in the world. In addition to the main competition between the high performance nations, a

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Source: David Roper for Matchtight

Stacey Francis makes a winning return to action

Stacey Francis made a winning return to action as the Team Bath Netball defender helped England wrap up a 3-0 series whitewash of Trinidad & Tobago.   Francis missed the last month of the Superleague season and the first two matches of the Test series while she recovered from a knee injury.   But she showed

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