England Women’s team against Italy Sunday 12 February 2012

England have a new captain in Sarah Hunter the Lichfield No.8, as Katy McLean is on the bench, when they meet Italy at the Centro Sportivo in Parabiago, Milan, on Sunday with kick off 2pm, local time. Gary Street has made several other changes and there are first starts this season for Worcester’s Rochelle Clark, Darlington Mowden … [Read more...]

England Women Nations Cup Squad

The Nations Cup returns this season after the miss for last years Rugby World Cup. The competition is in Toronto, Ontario from July 31 to August 14. It features: Canada, England, South Africa and the USA. England having won in 2009 are the reigning champions and the new squad with five newcomers will be looking to retain the trophy. Gary Street the England head coach said: … [Read more...]

England Women 4 out of 4 – England 22 Canada 0

England Women completed the Nations Cup campaign with a 100 per cent record after an impressive victory, with four tries to nil in strong winds and driving rain over hosts Canada in Toronto. Gary Street praised his side and said: (quote) The girls deserve great credit today for a great performance in such difficult conditions,the key was our strong defence. Allied to this our … [Read more...]

Nations Cup England team v Canada

England Womens Head Coach Gary Street has named his team for the final clash of the Nations Cup against hosts Canada today, kick-off 10pm BST in Toronto. Team 15 Danielle Waterman Team Northumbria 14 Katherine Merchant Worcester 13 Emily Scarratt Lichfield 12 Alice Richardson Richmond 11 Fiona Pocock Richmond 10 Katy McLean Darlington Mowden Park Sharks 9 Amy Turner … [Read more...]

England Women win Nations Cup – England 25 South Africa 0

England Women were crowned Nations Cup champions on Wednesday after a bonus point victory against South Africa in the third round on the round-robin tournament in Toronto. The Red Roses, who are also the reigning RBS 6 Nations champions, clinched the title for the second year in succession despite a slightly mediocre performance against the Springboks. And with Canada losing … [Read more...]