Across the Net: Issue 10

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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Hockey

Alex Danson Will Continue to Captain England

Olympic champ Danson will captain the England women's hockey team for the squad's next three major international competitions, including the World Cup in London and the Commonwealth Games. It was also announced this week that Vitality is becoming a sponsor for England Hockey in a big way.

But skorts still make no sense.

 

 

Football

Fara Williams Scores Direct from Kick-Off

This vid is everything.

 

 

Climbing

Angela Eiter Becomes First Woman to Climb 'La Planta de Shiva'

This article is a bit of a longer read but so worth it, touching on how climbing is paving the way for equality in sport and explains why Eiter's achievement is so important.

 

 

Tennis

Billie Jean King is the Best

Mostly just including this so we can all get hyped for the release of Battle of the Sexes in a couple of weeks. In this vid, Jean King raises important points on misogyny, why women voted for Trump and why they can't win, all in 24 seconds.

 

 

Bobsledding

Mica McNeill's Feels on Funding Cuts

Did we learn NOTHING in 1993? Bobsledding is probably the coolest sport ever. McNeill's team funding was cut just weeks before they were due to go to the Winter Olympics despite British Bobsleigh funding three men's teams this year. Don't worry, she's got this

 

 

WHAT'S ON? : NOVEMBER

9th – 12th  |  CRICKET
The Ashes, Australia v. England: Test Match
Watch on BT Sport 

11th – 12th  |  FOOTBALL
Women's Super League including: Reading v. Chelsea
Watch on BT Sport 

11th – 12th & 26th  |  CYCLING
Cyclo-Cross National Trophy: Round 3 & 4
Follow on Twitter

17th , 21st & 25th |  RUGBY
Old Mutual Wealth Series: England v. Canada
 Watch Live in Twickenham