The University of Wolverhampton pays tribute to Rachael Heyhoe Flint

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The University of Wolverhampton has paid tribute to Baroness Heyhoe Flint who died yesterday.

Rachael Heyhoe Flint captained England’s women’s cricket team between 1966 and 1978 and was a Vice- President at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University in 2002 for her contribution to sport and was granted the freedom of Wolverhampton in 2011.

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton, Professor Geoff Layer, said: