Team England head coach James Bailey has named his squad that will compete at the inaugural women’s rugby sevens tournament at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia (13th – 15th April). England Women Sevens and Team GB player Abbie Brown has been named captain of the experienced side that includes seven Olympian athletes.
England Rugby have awarded 17 contracts to support the women’s sevens programme for the upcoming 2017/18 season. All 17 contracts will be full-time and fixed term, running until end of the 2017/18 season. Eight of the wider 14-player Team GB Olympic squad are named in the EPS including, England Women vice-captain and Team GB captain