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Rhinos’ Dannielle Anderson to earn her first England cap

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Dannielle Anderson  who moved to Leeds Rhinos from Oulton Raidettes at the beginning of the season is finishing the season on a high as she is awarded her first England cap. Dannielle becomes the 75th woman to play for her country. The team has not yet been announced but Dannielle will wear the number 8 shirt.

Dannielle is joined in the England squad by three of her Rhinos team mates: Amy Johnson, Caitlin Beevers, and Rhiannion Marshall.  Like Dannielle Amy and Caitlin will be gaining their first caps. while Rhiannon will be earning her second.

The game against France will be played at the Stade Albert Domec in the first part of a double-header which also includes the European Championship Men’s game between France and Wales. It will be England Women’s first international fixture since the 2017 World Cup.

England squad in full:

Amy Hardcastle (Bradford Bulls) – Caps: 16

Amy Johnson (Leeds Rhinos) – Caps: 0

Andrea Dobson (Featherstone Rovers) – Caps: 23

Caitlin Beevers (Leeds Rhinos) – Caps: 0

Dannielle Anderson (Leeds Rhinos) – Caps: 0

Emily Rudge (St Helens) – Caps: 19

Faye Gaskin (St Helens) – Caps: 6

Georgia Roche (Castleford Tigers) – Caps: 0

Jodie Cunningham (St Helens) – Caps: 18

Kelsey Gentles (Castleford Tigers) – Caps: 0

Naomi Williams (St Helens) – Caps: 0

Rebecca Greenfield (Wigan Warriors) – Caps: 0

Rhiannion Marshall (Leeds Rhinos) – Caps: 1

Shona Hoyle (Bradford Bulls) – Caps: 6

Sinead Peach (Castleford Tigers) – Caps: 2

Tara Jones (St Helens) – Caps: 3

Tara-Jane Stanley (Castleford Tigers) – Caps: 8

Tamzin Renouf (Castleford Tigers) – Caps: 0

Vanessa Temple (Wigan Warriors) – Caps: 0

Vicky Whitfield (St Helens) – Caps: 0