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STSW’s exclusive interview with England Rugby 7s Deborah Fleming

We were lucky enough to catch up with England ladies rugby 7 forward Deborah Fleming, who was born and bred in none other than Cornwall! She returns from the Gold Coast as a Commonwealth Bronze medal winner. STSW: You recently returned from a pretty successful trip to the Gold Coast….congratulations on your Bronze medal! Did you have time to enjoy your surroundings while you were away and how...
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This Saturday’s Aviva Premiership final is all to play for….

This year’s Aviva Premiership final is a repeat of the 2016 final which saw Saracens take a 28-20 win against Exeter, whilst the latter will be hoping to defend the title they narrowly secured following an epic extra-time victory against Wasps last season. The two sides will meet for the 19th time this weekend and the numbers show that Saracens may just have the edge overall… What do the...
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Commonwealth Games: England’s netball and women’s rugby 7s triumph whilst 2018 sees a fairly disappointing year overall

England netballers claim gold in dramatic showdown England‘s netballers impressed crowds by sweeping gold from favourites Australia. Their journey to the netball gold-medal final has not been without a challenge as they came back in a nail-bitingly close semi-final against Jamaica to win 56-55. The tension and stakes were even higher in the final, with world number 1 Australia’s home crowd...
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Meet England’s Women’s Rugby 7s Commonwealth multi-talented side for their debut

With 2018 being the first year in which women’s rugby 7s will be played, we thought we’d take a look at the profile of each team member representing England in the forthcoming matches and hear what they had to say about their careers and backgrounds. Claire Allan (Aged 32, Back) Joined the Metropolitan Police aged 22, serving 6 years, Allan is now on a career break and plans to return once...
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Tough times for England this winter & what a new selector might bring…

England’s frustration in New Zealand After a drama-filled and disappointing Ashes tainted with scandal and ending in a 4-0 defeat against Australia, England needed to pull something out of the bag for the final matches of their winter tour Down Under. Despite being in charge for most of the course of action on the final day at the Hagley Oval, England could not bowl out New Zealand, resulting...
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