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Women sport news - England defeat The Netherlands on penalty shootout

England ladies stun the Netherlands with a 3-1 penalty shoot out at the Unibet European Hockey Championships. photo Chris Lee

Women sport news - Edwards wants to end on a high after Australian defeat in the second T20

Charlotte Edwards has called on England to finish on a high after defeat in the second NatWest International T20 handed the Women's Ashes back to Australia.

29. August Hockey129
Women sport news - Owsley snatches late English semi-final winner

Owsley snatches late English semi-final winner

It means they join the Netherlands in Sunday’s decider for the medal hoping to go one better than two years ago in Boom.

26. August Cricket129
Women sport news - Taylor back on song to keep England in Ashes hunt

Taylor back on song to keep England in Ashes hunt

Captain Charlotte Edwards and Sarah Taylor combined to steer England towards a seven-wicket win over Australia 

26. August Hockey132
Women sport news - England top the pool after superb Germany win in London

England top the pool after superb Germany win in London

Semi finalists confirmed after Spain tame Red Panthers and England defeat Germany. photo Koen Suyk

24. August Hockey148
Women sport news - England into semi finals after completing Italian job

England into semi finals after completing Italian job

An inspired display by Italy goalkeeper Martina Chirico and some superb defending by the Azzurri proved to be in vain as Helen Richardson-Walsh’s 25th goal for England and a late goal from Nicola White gave England a 2-0 win.

24. August Hockey154
Women sport news - Maasakkered – Netherlands dominate in Pool A

Maasakkered – Netherlands dominate in Pool A

It took Netherlands just 10 minutes to discover their scoring ways in their match against Spain at the Unibet Euro Hockey Championships

24. August Golf135
Women sport news - Eight confirmed on European Solheim Cup Team

Eight confirmed on European Solheim Cup Team

European Solheim Cup Captain Carin Koch now has eight of her 12 charges confirmed for The 2015 Solheim Cup at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany.

23. August Hockey213
Women sport news - Belgium finds top gear at the Unibet Euro Hockey Championships

Belgium finds top gear at the Unibet Euro Hockey Championships

Day one over at the Unibet European Hockey Championships

21. August Netball181
Women sport news - Diamonds Rebecca Bulley retires a world champion

Diamonds Rebecca Bulley retires a world champion

The 32-year-old hangs up her bib as a world champion and three-time ANZ Championship premiership player, informing teammates of her decision to retire in Canberra on Thursday.

19. August Netball212
Women sport news - Kelly announces retirement from umpiring

Kelly announces retirement from umpiring

Kelly has announced her retirement having officiated in more than 100 Test matches, including five Commonwealth Games (1998-2014) and four Netball World Cups (2003-2015).

19. August Golf198
Women sport news - SEOUL SISTERS SET TO MAKE MAJOR IMPACT AT SIME DARBYLPGA MALAYSIA 2015

SEOUL SISTERS SET TO MAKE MAJOR IMPACT AT SIME DARBYLPGA MALAYSIA 2015

The Koreans are set to rekindle their love affair with one of the nation’s top sporting events if the world’s best female golfer, Inbee Park, has her way.

17. August Netball230
Women sport news - Green announces international retirement

Green announces international retirement

Australian Diamonds vice-captain Kimberlee Green has announced her retirement from international netball following the team’s triumphant Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 campaign.

17. August Netball234
Women sport news - Golden send-off for Julie Corletto

Golden send-off for Julie Corletto


Retiring defender Julie Corletto was given a fitting send-off from her stellar netball career, winning her third consecutive Netball World Cup title with the Australian Diamonds.  

17. August Beach Volleyball226
Women sport news - Talita and Larissa post superb win in Brazil ahead of World Tour

Talita and Larissa post superb win in Brazil ahead of World Tour

Playing their former London 2012 Olympic partners Maria Antonelli and Juliana Felisberta, Talita and Larissa posted a 2-1 (21-14, 12-21, 15-12) victory.

16. August Netball284
Women sport news - Diamonds crowned world champions on home soil

Diamonds crowned world champions on home soil

Australia defeat New Zealand in the World Championship final in Sydney

16. August Netball172
Women sport news - Roses claim bronze with emphatic victory over Jamaica

Roses claim bronze with emphatic victory over Jamaica

It has been a rollercoaster two weeks for the Roses and the pattern resumed this morning.

15. August Netball212
Women sport news - Diamonds to face New Zealand for World Cup crown

Diamonds to face New Zealand for World Cup crown

In front of a new world record crowd of 16,244 at Allphones Arena, the Diamonds advanced to the gold medal match after out-working the gallant Sunshine Girls. 

15. August Netball163
Women sport news - Roses fall short in bid to reach first ever World Cup Final

Roses fall short in bid to reach first ever World Cup Final

Costly mistakes from England saw them succumb to a 50-39 defeat at the hands of New Zealand 

14. August Netball160
Women sport news - Diamonds to face Jamaica in World Cup semi finals

Diamonds to face Jamaica in World Cup semi finals

The Australian Diamonds will take on Jamaica in the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 semi finals after a convincing 89-24 victory over Wales 

14. August Netball231
Women sport news - Silver Ferns stand in way of first World Cup final for England

Silver Ferns stand in way of first World Cup final for England

Wins for England and New Zealand on Day 8 of the 2015 Netball World Cup have set-up a tantalising semi-final at the Allphones Arena in Sydney tomorrow morning.

14. August Netball190
Women sport news - Interviews with Ravaillon and Medhurst

Interviews with Ravaillon and Medhurst

Interviews conducted with Australian Diamonds shooter Natalie Medhurst and midcourter Kim Ravaillion on Friday morning.

14. August Cricket167
Women sport news - Southern Stars in a commanding position going into the final day.

Southern Stars in a commanding position going into the final day.

CUE: Australia's women cricketers, the Southern Stars are in a commanding position going into the final day of the Ashes Test in Canterbury. Having started their 2nd innings with a lead of 106, they extended that , closing on 90 for 4.

14. August Netball187
Women sport news - England seal semi-final spot with hard fought victory over Proteas

England seal semi-final spot with hard fought victory over Proteas

The England Roses claimed a place in the 2015 Netball World Cup semi-finals after toughing out a 62-46 win against South Africa in Sydney this morning.

13. August Netball223
Women sport news - Hadley soaking up words of wisdom

Hadley soaking up words of wisdom

Rebecca Bulley and midcourter Paige Hadley spoke with medi

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