New Zealand’s victory against England in the Rugby World Cup was an epic battle to the last and spoke volumes for women’s sport
Hosts: Chris Stafford and Nancy Gillen
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Podcast length: 35 mins | Recorded November 14, 2022
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This week’s news stories begin with the Rugby World Cup Final which saw the New Zealand Black Ferns beat England’s Red Roses 34-31 in a nail-biting battle between rugby’s giants. Meanwhile the Rugby League World Cup Semi-Finals are taking place this week between Australia v Papua New Guinea and England v New Zealand. The Final will be held at Old Trafford in Manchester on November 19. In cycling Hannah Roberts wins her fourth world title in the 2022 BMX World Championships. In football, the USWNT rounded off the year with a win and loss against Germany in their two friendly games going 1-2 down and 2-1 up. In Spain, the European Champions England beat Japan 4-0 and face Norway on November 15 for their last friendly game of the year. England footballer Toni Duggan discusses challenges of being a pregnant footballer, which is becoming more common now in the professional game. We hear how British Athletics will be hosting a busy winter schedule of meets in Birmingham. And in tennis Switzerland broke their runner-up streak by winning the Billie Jean King Cup. And finally the Skiing World Cup season promises to get underway this week in Levi, Finland with a slalom race.
Photo: Black Ferns
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