Allianz Cup preview: Bryony Field and Kim Oliver look ahead to an exciting start to the season

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The Allianz Cup, much like its sibling competition the Premiership Cup for the men, has been positioned as a development competition and in its group stages that’s usually the case, with internationals either in national team camps or rested while young players and fringe squad members get a chance to shine.

Matt Merritt by Matt Merritt