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That No 12 Shirt – Who owns it?

Over the past six England matches these players have worn No 12 on their back: (in sequence) Lagi Tuima, Megan Jones, Zoe Harrison, Sarah McKenna, Lagi Tuima and Helena Rowland. There’s little doubt that this is the most contentious selection issue facing the management. Of the five only Jones has ruled herself out, having opted

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An Irish Interview

Some six weeks after Ireland’s exit from the World Cup Anthony Eddy, the Australian head of performance, deigned to give a media interview. His statement and answers have led to widespread disbelief, outrage and demands for his resignation. There were many matters of concern, ranging through the failure to qualify for the RWC, the balance

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Red Roses complete the Demolition

England v New Zealand – Part Two A second crushing win for the Red Roses makes everything in the Franklin’s Gardens smell of roses. Glenn Moore made several changes to his team, but they proved no more capable of stemming the onslaught than last week. New Zealand won a penalty at the first scrum and

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England show their dominance in record win

England Women ran out comfortable 56-15 winners against New Zealand at Northampton’s cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens. It is the first time England have secured back-to-back wins over New Zealand since 2012, and stretches their unbeaten run to 16 matches. The Black Ferns showed their intent to attack early on, opting to run the ball out of

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