Tag : Matt Norman

West Indies complete dramatic treble

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IN a year of governing turmoil for one of the most admired and respected nations in cricket, West Indies have incredibly won both the World T20 and the Women’s World T20 in India to go alongside the Under-19 World Cup won earlier this year. West Indies women faced up against three-time … Read More

Story of Twenty20 World Cup so far

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NEW ZEALAND remain the only unbeaten team in the World Twenty20 cup in India and look to continue their run of wins against England in the first semi-final on Wednesday. Favourites and hosts India booked their spot in the last four after a batting masterclass from Virat Kohli in what was … Read More

Nationals pride for LUU Korfball

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LEEDS Korfball first team travelled to the University of East Anglia last weekend to compete in the BUCS National Championships, the top tier of BUCS korfball tournaments. Sixteen teams in total qualified for the finals in Norwich from around Britain, including two from Yorkshire. Leeds’s first match of the two-day tournament … Read More

England Battled Away by South Africa

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AFTER England’s diabolical performance at the Cricket World Cup last year, Coach Trevor Bayliss insisted his side would embrace the new, fearless brand of one-day cricket proving to be so successful for other nations. Since then, England have recorded one-day series victories over Pakistan and World Cup runners-up New Zealand as … Read More

A first-class performance: Leeds Korfball club make history

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Leeds Korfball club qualify for first-tier of the nationals for the first time ever in the club’s history Each of the team’s ten players made the score sheet on the day The team storm to a scintillating victory over tournament hosts Sheffield AFTER finishing fourth at the Yorkshire preliminaries and only … Read More

England secure momentous away series win

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ENGLAND will head into their cricketing summer on a high after a deserving 2-1 series win away to the world number one test playing nation, South Africa. However, despite the win, England are still left with many unanswered questions in their top order batting, a problem that has been lingering for … Read More

Cook’s Lions Ready to Pounce on Rebuilding South Africa

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AFTER a disappointing tour of the UAE, a resurgent England travel to South Africa looking to take advantage of a demoralised, underperforming and rebuilding number one test team in the world. Despite losing their most recent series 2-0 to Pakistan, Cook’s side are surely to perform better in conditions far more … Read More

Last-Minute Pain for Leeds Netball

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Women’s Netball University of Leeds 1sts 35 – 36 Liverpool 1sts LEEDS netball 1sts agonisingly missed the opportunity to close the gap between them and first-place Liverpool 1sts as a tense end saw the latter edge the match 36-35. After falling six behind at the end of the first quarter, Leeds … Read More

First ‘Day-night’ Test is a Roaring Success

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AUSTRALIA have made cricketing history once again in the past week by winning the first ever day-night test match against local rivals New Zealand in Adelaide. In what turned out to be a low-scoring affair, the pivotal talking point wasn’t regarding the light, the change of conditions or even the new … Read More

Murray Master Class Steers Great Britain to Davis Cup Glory

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ANDY Murray has once again written his name into the history books of British tennis as he led his nation to their first David Cup title since 1936, a time when King Edward VIII was still sitting comfortably on the throne. In doing so, Murray became only the fourth player … Read More