Across the Net: Issue 13

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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Netball

England Win Vitality Netball International Series

Yesterday evening the England Roses won 62 – 60 against Malawi in the final test of the Vitality international series. It was neck and neck throughout with the Queens often edging it, but the Roses managed to come back in the final quarter and eventually take the match. The win made it a clean sweep for the team, victorious in all three matches they played.

Watch the highlights here

 

 

Snowboarding

An Interview with Snowboarder Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim isn't just any snowboarder, she's the 17-year-old half-pipe world-dominant snowboarder, a title she's held for nearly three years since becoming the youngest athlete to take gold at the X Games, and she's tipped to be taking home her first Olympic gold in February in Pyeongchang 😅. Her coaches put her success down to, in part, her 'incredible air awareness'.

Read Vogue's interview with Kim here

 

 

Football

England Beat Kazakhstan 5-0 in World Cup Qualifier

Four goals in twelve minutes, including Melissa Lawley's first in her full international debut, a second-half penalty by Fran Kirby who scored with her first touch off the bench and a double by Nikita Parris.

Watch the highlights here

 

 

Rugby League

Australia to Face New Zealand in World Cup Final

Following New Zealand's thrashing of England in the semis [52-4] and Australia's equally impressive win over Canada [58-6], the two teams will go head to head this Saturday in the final. It's gonna be fierce.

Get the match details here

 

 
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Athletics

Meet the Twins Managed by Andy Murray

The British number one tennis player Murray is going into sports management and has a plan to recruit and mentor top prospects, while still competing at the highest level himself. 20-year-old sprinters Shannon and Cheriece Hylton confirmed this week that they will be managed by Murray, and spoke to the BBC about their athletic ambitions.

See the video interview here

 

 

WHAT'S ON? : DECEMBER

2nd  |  RUGBY LEAGUE
World Cup Final, Australia vs. New Zealand
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2nd – 3rd  |  FOOTBALL
FA Continental Cup
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9th – 13th |  SQUASH
World Championships
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10th  |  ATHLETICS
European Cross Country Championships
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15th  |  BASKETBALL
WBBL Northumbria Vs. Caledonia
Watch live on BBC Sport