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England 54-51 South Africa: Roses hold on to beat Proteas in series opener

London Pulse’s Berri Neil was impressive as she made her first England appearance at home England held off a late comeback to beat South Africa 54-51 in the first game of their three-match series. They led 30-22 at half-time in front of a boisterous 8,000 fans in Manchester, but lost the third quarter by a […]

South Asian professional player numbers rise for second year in a row – PFA

Norwich defender Danny Batth is an ambassador for the PFA’s Asian Inclusion Mentoring Scheme The number of South Asian men’s professional footballers in England and Wales has risen for the second year in a row, according to figures from the Professional Footballers’ Association. There are 22 professional players with South Asian heritage aged 17 or […]

England: Natalie Metcalf and Helen Housby to miss South Africa series

Helen Housby was named player of the tournament at this year’s World Cup England captain Natalie Metcalf and shooter Helen Housby will miss the home series against South Africa in December. Five members of that squad, including shooter Eleanor Cardwell and defender Fran Williams, are included for the first time since the tournament. Jayda Pechova […]

ICC World Cup 2023: India secure massive 243-run win over South Africa to seal first place

Virat Kohli’s milestone 49th ODI ton and Ravindra Jadeja’s five-for propelled India to a mammoth 243-run victory against South Africa at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Match report: Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar’s record with 49th one-day international century as India thrash South Africa Match reaction: India v South Africa Available to UK users only. Source link

New Zealand 11-12 South Africa: Sam Cane red card in Rugby World Cup final will live with him ‘forever’

Sam Cane was only the fourth All Black to captain his nation in a World Cup final New Zealand captain Sam Cane said his red card in the Rugby World Cup final defeat by South Africa was something he would have to “live with forever”. Cane’s high tackle on Jesse Kriel in the 27th minute […]

New Zealand 11-12 South Africa: Siya Kolisi says World Cup final win will unite country

Siya Kolisi has now twice led South Africa to World Cup glory South Africa captain Siya Kolisi says the country will be united by his team’s victory against New Zealand in the World Cup final in Paris. The Springboks retained the trophy with a 12-11 win, four years after their triumph in Japan. Kolisi becomes […]

New Zealand 11-12 South Africa: Springboks clinch record fourth title

New Zealand:(6) 11 Tries: B Barrett Pens: Mo’unga 2 South Africa:(12) 12 Pens: Pollard 4 South Africa clinched a record fourth Rugby World Cup title by doing just enough to deny 14-man New Zealand and retain their crown in a helter-skelter final in Paris. The Springboks seemed to have control when, with Handre Pollard’s dead-eyed […]

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