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Women sport news - Well-oiled Firebirds outclass Tactix

Extending their unbeaten streak to nine, the Mission Queensland Firebirds showed all their class to outplay the Mainland Tactix 68-43 in Blenheim on Sunday.

Women sport news - Tesni Survives Heba Test For First Tour Title

Welsh number one Tesni Evans celebrated a long-awaited breakthrough in the Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship in Egypt

Women sport news - England Women through to Amsterdam semis

Simon Middleton's side started day one with two comprehensive victories over China and Russia, but faced the Black Ferns in their first knockout assignment after going down 24-7 to Australia in the pool-stage decider.

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Women sport news - Nicol David Heads WSA Alexandria International Line-Up

Nicol David Heads WSA Alexandria International Line-Up

All but one of the WSA world top ten will compete in the $100,000 event which will take place from 5-10 June

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Women sport news - Vixens Eager for Winning Farewell

Vixens Eager for Winning Farewell

Teammate Geva Mentor said nothing less than a win against the Swifts would do justice to Chatfield’s remarkable career.

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Women sport news - Grinhams Go In Sharm Shake-Up

Grinhams Go In Sharm Shake-Up

Former world number one Rachael Grinham, the top seed from Australia, crashed out 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 in 25 minutes to unseeded Welsh opponent Deon Saffery.

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Women sport news - Lavey, Opals and the speed factor

Lavey, Opals and the speed factor

Speed and toughness are qualities that all athletes crave but not all have. Australian Opals guard Tessa Lavey has both in abundance.

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Women sport news - Maria Sharapova claims her 35th WTA title in Rome

Maria Sharapova claims her 35th WTA title in Rome

In the final on Sunday, she defeated Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 to celebrate her third success in the Italian capital after 2011 and 2012

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Women sport news - NSW SWIFTS CONTINUE MARCH TO FINALS

NSW SWIFTS CONTINUE MARCH TO FINALS

With their sixth win of the year, the Swifts cemented third place in the Australian Conference while keeping the Tactix winless for the season.

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Women sport news - England Long Squad announced for Netball World Cup

England Long Squad announced for Netball World Cup

The squad will be entering training camps over the coming weeks before being whittled down to the final 12 at the end of June.

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Women sport news - England survive early scare to take 2015 Netball Europe crown

England survive early scare to take 2015 Netball Europe crown

Northern Ireland took a surprising early lead at the end of the first quarter but were eventually outclassed as England triumphed 64-22 to regain the title they last held in 2012.

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Women sport news - Global Netball News by Rona Hunnisett

Global Netball News by Rona Hunnisett

Much attention is being focused on this weekend's Netball Europe open championships in Belfast, as the tournament promises to be closer than in previous years. Fans worldwide will be able to watch the games for the first time as well, thanks to a unique agreement between Netball Europe, QTV Sports and Stream UK, plus more

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Women sport news - England secure two victories on opening day of Netball Europe

England secure two victories on opening day of Netball Europe

England got off to the best possible start at Netball Europe today as they claimed convincing 63-42 and 69-33 victories over Trinidad & Tobago and South Africa respectively.

15. May Squash118
Women sport news - Massaro takes home advantage in Hull

Massaro takes home advantage in Hull

Laura Massaro needed all her experience to battle past 17-year-old Egyptian Nouran Gohar and earn her place in the quarter-finals of the 2015 Allam British Open in Hull on Thursday. SquashPics.com 

12. May Squash169
Women sport news - Whitlock Captures CourtCare Crown

Whitlock Captures CourtCare Crown

The 21-year-old No.2 seed dropped just one game en-route to the final - seeing off eighth-seeded American Olivia Blatchford in straight games in the semi-finals.

12. May Netball170
Women sport news - England seal clean sweep with dominant victory over Calypso Girls

England seal clean sweep with dominant victory over Calypso Girls

With a Series victory already confirmed, a couple of changes were made to the starting line-up with Stacey Francis making her comeback from injury at GD and Pamela Cookey being utilised in a rare WA appearance.

10. May Golf170
Women sport news - Feng wins Buick Championship on home soil

Feng wins Buick Championship on home soil

Shanshan Feng shrugged off a double bogey on the first hole in her final round and strode to a six stroke victory in the Buick Championship at Shanghai Qizhong Garden Golf Club in China.  

09. May Golf199
Women sport news - Feng extends lead to seven at Buick Championship

Feng extends lead to seven at Buick Championship

China’s world No.5 Shanshan Feng shot a third round of three under par 69 in cool and cloudy conditions to extend her lead to seven strokes going into the final round of the Buick Championship.

09. May Netball144
Women sport news - Captain Cookey inspires England to Series win in 100th appearance
08. May Golf185
Women sport news - Feng breezes six strokes clear in Shanghai

Feng breezes six strokes clear in Shanghai

World number five Shanshan Feng of China shot a second round of five under par 67 in windy conditions to take a six stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Buick Championship at Shanghai Qizhong Garden Golf Club.

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Women sport news - Netball News from around the Globe by Rona Hunnisett

Netball News from around the Globe by Rona Hunnisett

New England coach Tracey Neville scored her first international win with a 65-42 victory over Trinidad and Tobago. Ugandan international captain Peace Proscovia has capped a memorable season by being named the country’s Nile Special Uganda Sports Press Association Sports Personality of the Year, plus more

07. May Golf204
Women sport news - Keating shines in Shanghai/Lovelady wins a Buick GL8

Keating shines in Shanghai/Lovelady wins a Buick GL8

Australian Stacey Keating fired a course record nine under par 63 at Shanghai Qizhong Garden Golf Club on Thursday to take a two stroke lead over the world number five Shanshan Feng after the first round of the Buick Championship.

07. May Squash181
Women sport news - David Denies Au Asian Double

David Denies Au Asian Double

Nicol David denied Hong Kong's Annie Au and Leo Au the first sibling double in the Asian Squash Championships.

07. May Netball187
Women sport news - Neville’s England reign off to a successful start with good win over Trinidad & Tobago

Neville’s England reign off to a successful start with good win over Trinidad & Tobago

With several England regulars still competing for their ANZ franchises down under, the starting seven allowed a chance for some others to stake their claim for a spot in the World Cup squad.

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