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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2023 – Remaining matches, Play-off & Final [3 of 3]

Women’s ‘Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy’ 2023 (for 50 overs) Group stage matches, Play-off & Final  [3 of 3] Match results by venue from remaining matches played between September 5th – 24th; *Arundel, at the Castle Cricket Ground (Arundel Castle, Sussex) September 9: Vipers 237/10 beat Thunder 173/10, by 64 runs @URL: *Beckenham, at The County

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 2023 – match 58 – Final Vipers vs Blaze

Southern Vipers vs The Blaze at ‘The County Ground’ Northampton, on September 24 ‘Vipers’ won their third RHFT crown (2020, 2021 & 2023); becoming the first team to become ‘double champions:’ holding both the 20 overs and 50 overs titles during the same season. Also, ‘Vipers’ bagged their fifth trophy in four seasons. Before the

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Thoughts on the Premier 15s Final

A number of firsts: Glos-Pury’s first victory The first final to involve two clubs outside London. The first final to be played on the home ground of one of the finalists, a feature not to be repeated. But how to be sure? Choose HQ? Vickii Cornborough did suggest it six years ago. The first time

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The Final – A Preview – Under 19 World Cup

In an agonisingly close semi, England proved it is possible to win without scoring a stackful of runs. But few coaches would recommend that as a sound principle for success. So the final between the two strongest squads will come down to effective run-scoring. India’s trump card is the majestic Shweta Sehwarat, who already looks

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Black is your favourite Colour again

New Zealand v England, the Final – Eden Park A game of unspeakable intensity and drama saw the Black Ferns snatch a sixth World Cup trophy and end that 30-match winning run of the visiting Red Roses. Pre-match The first thunderclap came with the announcement that Leanne Infante had failed a fitness test. This was

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The Final Choice

England’s 23 to take on the World Champions After years of waiting and guessing, now at last we discover the management’s idea of the ideal England team. Here is the squad for the game that really matters: 15. Ellie Kildunne (Harlequins, 30 caps) 14. Lydia Thompson (University of Worcester Warriors, 57 caps) 13. Emily Scarratt

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World Cup Final preview

Who are the Underdogs? We were privileged to watch the two greatest semi-finals in the history of the World Cup. Have there ever been two such hotly contested semis in rugby? It’s doubtful. The Canadians came within one score of equalling the out-and-out favourites. Just look at what was happening immediately before the greatest try

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