Across the Net: Issue 11

A shortened version of our weekly newsletter: a round-up of the best women's sports coverage from across the internet.

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Cricket

Ellyse Perry Scores Record Double Century

Perry was trending worldwide after hitting up a storm last weekend, becoming only the seventh woman to hit a Test double century as Australia took control of the day-night Women's Ashes Test against England on day three at the North Sydney Oval. For a take on what this might mean for the future of cricket, see here.

 

 

Track Cycling

GB Win Gold in the Team Pursuit at Track Cycling World Cup

Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Emily Nelson and Neah Evans beat Italy to the gold in Manchester.

 

 

Rugby League

England Defeat Papua New Guinea in Opening Match

The Rugby League World Cup has begun, and England start strong with a 36-8 defeat against Papua New Guinea. No presh guys but maybe you can put the sport on the map?

 

 

Football

Speed of Change in Women's Football Leaving Clubs Behind

The deadline for Women’s Super League clubs to apply to stay in the top two tiers next season closed last Friday and two teams have announced they're not even applying.

The good news is, the Women's Super League is still the cheapest footy in the UK to watch live, despite increasing prices by the most this year. And as the BBC Price of Football study has found that 82% of young fans [18-24] are put off engaging with football due to cost, the WSL1 is a clear winner for anyone looking to get super close to the action without breaking the bank. Go here to check out which games are coming up in the WSL1 and who's sitting where

In Champions League news, Chelsea have reached the quarter finals, and we find out if Man City make it tonight.

 

 

WHAT'S ON? : NOVEMBER

TONIGHT  |  FOOTBALL
Champions League: Man City v. LSK Kvinner
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11th – 12th & 26th  |  CYCLING
Cyclo-Cross National Trophy: Round 3 & 4
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17th , 21st & 25th  |  RUGBY UNION
Old Mutual Wealth Series: England v. Canada
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19th – 26th  |  RUGBY LEAGUE
World Cup
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