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The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – The Grand Final

The glorious experiment of the RHF Trophy came to a worthy end at the halfway-house venue of Edgbaston. This test arena was a fitting background. As most experts expected, Vipers completed an unbeaten sequence of games against their battling opponents. Lauren Winfield-Hill, released from the Derby bubble, resumed the captaincy of the Northerners and opted

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy final round

Thunder’s score stifled by Diamonds’ sharp bowling Losing three quick wickets, Thunder staged a recovery when Georgie Boyce (29) and Natalie Brown struck a combined total of 11 ‘fours’ – Natalie Brown top-scored with 32 runs off 41 balls. Facing a barrage of unplayable ‘dot’ balls, Thunder’s final seven wickets fell for only 52 runs.

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The Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – Round 6

For the last round of the group games there were some tasty line-ups, a modified version of a Roses match, Far East v Far West, East Midlands v West Midlands and a Southern derby. Central Sparks still had an outside chance of beating Northern Diamonds to a place in the final against Southern Vipers. England

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Astonishing Records at the Ageas

Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy Round 5 Vipers established outstanding new records against Storm at the Ageas, as Georgia Adams hit an unbeaten 154 in a total of 288-1. Ella McCaughan (63) and Maia Bouchier (50*) shared two huge stands of 155 and 133, accompanying her all the way. That total, just one short of Stars’

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy Round 4

In the most thrilling clash of the day Lightning finally achieved a win, by six runs over Central Sparks. In the process Sarah Bryce chalked up her fourth half century in four attempts (75), a remarkable achievement. Like many of her fellows, she fell to an unwise cross-batted shot, of a type she had shunned

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy – Round 3

With the England players all syphoned off to prepare for the West Indies visit, the RHF Trophy games took on a new perspective. This was where the lesser lights could really make their mark. First the Results: Southern Vipers 209-8 beat South East Stars 98 by 111 runs Northern Diamonds 229-8 beat Lightning 226 by

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