Jan Brittin obituary

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Cricketer who scored five Test hundreds, a total not yet beaten in the women’s game

Jan Brittin, who has died of cancer aged 58, was the highest Test match run scorer in women’s cricket, a record that is likely to stand for the foreseeable future given that women’s Tests are less numerous than they once were.

A calm, elegant and quietly confident

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France promises to prevent ‘death of rugby’ if awarded 2023 World Cup

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• France bidding for 2023 tournament with Ireland and South Africa
• French bid leader: ‘I think rugby will die in five-10 years if we do nothing’

France has promised to prevent the “death of international rugby” if it is awarded the 2023 World Cup and has claimed a successful bid would help in attempts to stop its Top 14 clubs luring southern hem

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