Tag: Lord’s

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”

#25) caytoo

You know women’s sport is on the rise when companies are being formed with specific objectives to help it grow even further. That’s exactly what caytoo – an exciting organisation launched earlier this month by former business intelligence quartet Jeremy Thompson, Alex Burmaster, Ellen… Continue Reading “#25) caytoo”

#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”

The Big Review (Part 2)

Now it’s time for part 2 of my review of the 2013 Ashes series. Today it’s the turn of the Australians and I think it’s fair to say that their ratings don’t match the 3-0 scoreline. Australia – 6/10 At times this Australian side… Continue Reading “The Big Review (Part 2)”

The Big Review (Part 1)

England have regained the Ashes! Not that it was ever in doubt… A 3-0 scoreline does flatter our boys though, as I don’t think they were that much better than the Aussies. Here is my take on I think England performed throughout, with the… Continue Reading “The Big Review (Part 1)”

Time for a revamp

Yet again cricket finds itself in another technological mire. Yesterday the Aussie media finally lost it, accusing players from both England (namely Kevin Pietersen) and Australia of using tape to cover up the edges of the bats in order to prevent the thermal imaging… Continue Reading “Time for a revamp”

2005 all over again…

Once again, sorry for the delay. You’d think that having finished exams I’d be able to write blogs more regularly – clearly not! The biggest issue in relation to sport that has come up over the last few days has to be the uncovering… Continue Reading “2005 all over again…”

A Solid Start

Hamish Rutherford – castled! James Anderson and Stuart Broad produced a masterful display of swing bowling to see England to a comfortable victory in the first Test over New Zealand at Lord’s – but they didn’t have it all their own way until that… Continue Reading “A Solid Start”