Rachael Heyhoe-Flint - women’s game representative

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint was elected to the ECB Board in 2010.

She played for the England Women's team for 24 years and was captain for 11 years. She also represented her country at hockey.

A former PE teacher and journalist, she founded her own Sports Marketing and Public Relations business in 1971 and subsequently became PR Manager for Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club and a member of the club’s Board.

She is currently a Vice-President of the club and a trustee of the Wolves Aid Charity.

Awarded an MBE in 1972 and an OBE in 2009. Raised to the peerage as Baroness Heyhoe Flint, of Wolverhampton in the County of West Midlands 2011

She was given honorary life membership of MCC in 1999 and in 2010 became the first woman to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.