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Lightning’s Meg Jones named in Commonwealth 7s Squad

Team England head coach James Bailey has named his squad that will compete at the inaugural women’s rugby sevens tournament at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia (13th – 15th April) which includes current Loughborough Lightning player Meg Jones and ex Loughborough student Claire Allan. Jones will travel to Brisbane in the forthcoming

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Lydia Thompson named in Sevens squad for Commonwealth Games

Worcester Valkyries winger Lydia Thompson has been picked in England Women’s 12-player squad for the inaugural Women’s Rugby Sevens tournament at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia (April 13-15). England Women Sevens and Team GB player Abbie Brown has been named captain of the experienced side that includes seven Olympian athletes. Emily Scarratt, former

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Scimitar Storm launch performance 7s programme

Leading invitational 7s team Scimitar Exiles are launching a high performance 7s programme supported by Loughborough Sport under the name of Scimitar Storm. The programme will develop both male and female players at Loughborough. Six current students across the men’s and women’s game have England 7s contracts and the Scimitar Storm programme will work closely

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Team England 7s Groups for Commonwealth Games

Team England have discovered their groups for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast in Australia. The women’s side have been placed in Pool B and will face Australia, Fiji and Wales. Meanwhile, the men’s team have been drawn in Pool B along with Australia, Samoa and Jamaica. The matches will take place at

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World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – Sydney, 2018

HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2018 Sydney kicks off tonight, here are the fixtures, [times are all local] scores will be updated as soon as is possible. Watch live here. The tournament will be live streamed here  and Facebook.com/worldrugby7s (geo-blocking applies.) Follow all the action on social media using #Sydney7s. Pool A: Australia, France, Spain,

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England Women finish eighth in Dubai

England Women Sevens have finished in eighth place in the opening leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Series in Dubai today after losing to Spain 14-21 in the seventh place play off. Earlier in the day England faced Australia in the cup quarter final but were beaten 12-29. Australia were first to take the

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Australia set the standard with big win in Dubai

Australia have started their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2018 campaign with an emphatic 34-0 Cup final win over USA in Dubai. The series runners-up from 2016-17 and Olympic gold medallists produced a dominant display of flowing rugby to dazzle the packed-out stands at the series opener and achieve their first tournament win since

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