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Carrick Rangers Falcons: Irish Premiership club launch women’s team

Carrick Rangers’ women’s team will have Ben Tilney as their head coach Carrick Rangers have announced the launch of a women’s team which will be known as Carrick Rangers Falcons. The move sees Futuro Falcons FC, founded and managed by Carrick men’s first team player Ben Tilney, amalgamate with the Premiership club. Tilney will continue […]

Women’s Nations League: England’s historic but heartbreaking 2023 summed up on extraordinary night

Lucy Bronze scored England’s 15th goal of their Nations League campaign with the final strike against Scotland Lucy Bronze fell to her knees in celebration after scoring England’s sixth goal at Hampden Park, which seemed to have sent the Lionesses to the finals of the inaugural Women’s Nations League. Minutes later the veteran right-back had […]

Edinburgh & Glasgow launch women’s teams to play in expanded Celtic Challenge

The Scottish Thistles were one of three teams to feature in the Celtic Challenge pilot earlier this year Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors have launched women’s teams for the first time to compete in an expanded Celtic Challenge that will also feature new sides from Ireland and Wales. Irish Rugby has combined four provinces into two […]

Women’s Champions League: Nine teams to qualify directly for revamped tournament from 2025-26

Women’s Super League holders Chelsea only qualified directly for the Champions League this season because Spanish champions Barcelona had already secured their place by winning last year’s competition Nine teams will qualify directly for the Women’s Champions League when it changes format in the 2025-26 season. The current competition has been criticised as only four […]

UK government to back recommendations of Karen Carney-led women’s football review

Carney on the need to invest more in women’s football The UK government says it will back all recommendations in the women’s football review that was led by former England midfielder Karen Carney. The report, published in July, called for the top two women’s tiers in England to become fully professional. It also wanted a […]

Premiership Women’s Rugby: Gloucester-Hartpury, Saracens & Loughborough win

Sarah Beckett scored the opening try for Gloucester-Hartpury after five minutes Gloucester-Hartpury continued their Premiership Women’s Rugby title defence with a 12-0 win over Bristol Bears. Sarah Beckett opened the scoring before Emma Sing added the rest to claim victory at Shaftesbury Park. Kelsey Jones was sin-binned for dropping the maul in the 61st minute […]

England 3-2 Netherlands: Ella Toone scores late winner in crucial Women’s Nations League tie

Georgia Stanway’s header kickstarted England’s comeback at Wembley Ella Toone scored a late winner for England as they came from two goals down to beat the Netherlands in a crucial Women’s Nations League tie, keeping alive Team GB’s hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games. The World Cup runners-up were 2-0 down after 35 minutes […]

Women’s Nations League: Wales use Chris Coleman wisdom to find Iceland win

‘Still a lot more to come from me’ – Evans Venue: Cardiff City Stadium Date: Friday, 1 December Kick-off: 19:15 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One Wales, BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website & app & live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app. Wales manager Gemma Grainger is […]

Women’s Nations League: Belgium v Scotland: Scots ‘ready to put things right’, says Howard

Howard’s last-gasp header salvaged a point for Scotland against Belgium at Hampden back in September Venue: Den Dreef, Leuven Date: Friday, 1 December Kick-off: 19:30 GMT Coverage: Watch on BBC Alba, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app Scotland “haven’t done themselves justice” in the Women’s Nations League, but defender Sophie Howard insists […]

Women’s sport to make £1bn in revenue for the first time in 2024, says report

The World Cup Final between England and Spain was watched by a peak audience of 12m viewers on BBC One Global revenue generated by elite women’s sport is predicted to surpass £1bn for the first time next year. Finance experts Deloitte predict women’s sport revenue will reach £1.02bn in 2024 after a year of growth […]

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