Tag: 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup

Women’s cricket buoyant through coronavirus storm

With England’s women set to take on West Indies in their first matches of the summer starting today, Ollie Godden reflects on how the game has found solace after a difficult few months. It was supposed to be the start of an era; £20million… Continue Reading “Women’s cricket buoyant through coronavirus storm”

No Balls: The Podcast We All Need During Lockdown

There hasn’t been much to smile about over the last few months. A deadly virus sweeping across the world, quarantines and lockdowns forcing us to stay at home, the lives and livelihoods of many under severe threat. It’s been a rough ride. Finding something… Continue Reading “No Balls: The Podcast We All Need During Lockdown”

Keightley the key to unlock England’s talent & catch up with Australia

Following her appointment in October, Ollie Godden looks at the reasons why Lisa Keightley could help England’s female cricketers catch up with Australia. If you can’t beat them, hire them. It’s becoming something of a trend for English teams to employ Australian coaches in… Continue Reading “Keightley the key to unlock England’s talent & catch up with Australia”

Why The Hundred should be a force for good for English women’s cricket

After a disappointing 2019 and the conclusion of the Kia Super League (KSL), Ollie Godden explains how he thinks The Hundred could revolutionise English women’s cricket. The Kia Super League was the jump start English women’s cricket needed. Having played a significant part in… Continue Reading “Why The Hundred should be a force for good for English women’s cricket”

Australia’s women were a class above England in 2019 Ashes, but why?

Well that wasn’t the summer of cricket we were expecting. To many it was no surprise to see Australia’s women retain the Ashes for a third consecutive series. But the emphatic way in which they did so was a shock. And a worrying one… Continue Reading “Australia’s women were a class above England in 2019 Ashes, but why?”

#32) WBBL

How good has the fourth edition of the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) been? As a staunch supporter of all things related to English cricket, this isn’t the easiest statement to make. But there can be no question about it; when it comes to… Continue Reading “#32) WBBL”

#31) England Netball

This week our second guest writer Ella Jerman explains why England Netball can lead the charge for women’s sport in 2019. It was the gold that nobody predicted. England had won just three netball titles – and no ‘major’ ones – while Australia had… Continue Reading “#31) England Netball”

#2) #ShowUp

There’s no doubt about it: the noise surrounding women’s sport is the loudest it’s ever been. The column inches, coverage hours, viewing spectators and heroes created have all soared exponentially compared to what they were ten years ago. It’s still embryonic in comparison to… Continue Reading “#2) #ShowUp”

My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)

As another year draws to a close it’s once again time for me to reflect on my favourite memories from the previous 12 months. This year’s list features game changing moments, unadulterated chaos, new faces rising to the top and old ones setting yet… Continue Reading “My Top 10 Sporting Moments – 2017 (Part II)”

After an incredible summer, it’s time to ensure female athletes get the equality they deserve

Just like that, the summer has ended. All of a sudden the days are now duller than watching England at Wembley, the nights longer than Fernando Alonso’s wait to be given a decent car, the suburban streets sparser than the crowd at a county… Continue Reading “After an incredible summer, it’s time to ensure female athletes get the equality they deserve”