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Valentine’s day is like chocolate or wine. When you know you can’t quite reach it you want it more. During my secondary school years, my school, which was an all-girls school (state school before any of you make any assumptions) would partner in a money-making enterprise with the nearby boy’s school. We could buy roses [...]

By |2019-02-14T18:07:55+00:00February 14th, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Definition of insanity

Baby Bear is now twenty-four weeks old and apparently about a foot long. A foot long already? And I still have another 16 weeks to go. How big is this thing going to get? How does it fit? I don’t really want my belly to get any bigger – well maybe just a little bit [...]

By |2019-02-14T18:13:07+00:00February 1st, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Wasps fall just short in epic encounter with Harlequins

Wasps fell to an agonising 17-13 defeat against Harlequins at Twyford Avenue. In a closely fought encounter, the visitors just edged Wasps on the scoreboard despite a monumental performance from the hosts. Wasps came close to sealing an important win at the final whistle, but the visitors held on to claim victory. Wasps controlled the [...]

By |2019-01-27T11:23:55+00:00January 27th, 2019|News, Wasps Ladies|0 Comments

Swimming through Treacle

So, I only went and did it! I, Catherine, went swimming. I went to my local leisure centre, I put a swimming costume on and I actually paid my own money to get in a very large tank of water and swim. I was anxious but with the support of my friend it was actually [...]

By |2019-01-10T18:17:54+00:00January 10th, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women|0 Comments

Tatyana & Mo both excited by England contract news

Zoe Aldcroft, Tatyana Heard, Mo Hunt and Kelly Smith of Gloucester-Hartpury Women were amongst 28 players recently to be named in the 2019 England Women EPS squad and to be awarded full-time contracts. We’ve already heard from Zoe and Kelly earlier this week, and we also spoke with Tatyana and Mo from the first England [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:26:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Gloucester Hartpury, News|0 Comments

Gloucester-Hartpury players react to earning full-time England contracts

Zoe Aldcroft, Tatyana Heard, Mo Hunt and Kelly Smith of Gloucester-Hartpury Women were amongst 28 players recently to be named in the 2019 England Women EPS squad and to be awarded full-time contracts. All four were in England training camp last week, and we caught up with them all to chat about the momentous announcement [...]

By |2019-01-07T11:11:49+00:00January 7th, 2019|Gloucester Hartpury, News|0 Comments

New Years Revolution

On 4th January 2016 I posted a blog on Inspiring Women, I listed my New Years Resolutions. Today, two years on it is the first time I have looked back on them. Such is the ineffectiveness of New Year’s Resolutions for the majority of us who chose to make them. I listed 8 resolutions [...]

By |2019-01-25T14:05:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women, News|0 Comments

Sarah Mitchelson: 175 not out

Sarah ‘Huddy’ Mitchelson celebrates a remarkable achievement as she makes her 175th appearance for Wasps as they host Saracens this weekend. Fittingly, Huddy’s first game for Wasps, back in 2008, was against Saracens at Twyford Avenue. She joined a squad flush with some of the best players in the country; Shelley Rae, Sue Day, [...]

By |2018-12-23T08:54:46+00:00December 23rd, 2018|News, Wasps Ladies|0 Comments