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James Bailey names 15-player squad for training tournament

England Women Sevens head coach James Bailey has named a 15-player squad that will travel to Marcoussis, France for a two-day training tournament on 27-28 September 2018. England will play Spain, France and Russia as they prepare for their first HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series tournament in Glendale, Colorado on 20-21 October 2018. This

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Source: Lynne Cameron for FA

Neville opts for mix of youth and experience

Phil Neville has opted for a mix of youth and experience as he names his squad for England’s October internationals. The Lionesses step up their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup preparations taking on Brazil at Notts County’s Meadow Lane [Saturday 6 October, kick-off 12.30pm] before hosting Australia at Craven Cottage [Tuesday 9 October, kick-off 7pm].

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Source: Lynne Cameron for The FA

Lionesses to host Sweden at the New York Stadium

England will host Sweden as they step up their preparations for next summer’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The international takes place at Rotherham United’s AESSEAL New York Stadium on Sunday 11 November [kick-off 13.30]. The South Yorkshire venue has hosted a number of women’s and development team fixtures. Over 10,000 spectators packed the New York

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Source: RFU

England Women appoint Richard Blaze as forwards coach

England Women have appointed Richard Blaze as forwards coach with immediate effect. Former Leicester Tigers lock-turned-coach Blaze will head up the forwards division for the England Women’s team following the departure of Matt Ferguson to Northampton Saints earlier this year.  Blaze joins head coach Simon Middleton and backs coach Scott Bemand to complete the England

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Source: Lynne Cameron for The FA

Neville awards seven players full international debuts

Seven England players will make their full international debuts on Tuesday night. The Lionesses secured qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with victory over Wales on Friday evening and now face Kazakhstan in their final group match. And head coach Phil Neville has named his starting XI for tomorrow’s match in Pavlodar. Gabby

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Source: Balint Hamvas for The FA

Two autumn internationals confirmed for the Lionesses

The FA have confirmed the dates of two autumn internationals for the Lionesses. ENGLAND V BRAZIL – Meadow Lane (Notts County) – Saturday 6 October at 12:30 ENGLAND V AUSTRALIA – Craven Cottage (Fulham) – Tuesday 9 October at 19:00 England will host two women’s international matches this autumn in preparation for next summer’s 2019

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Red Roses to play three autumn internationals

The Red Roses will play three tests in the 2018 Quilter Internationals, including a first game for the side at Castle Park, Doncaster. England Women will play USA, Canada and Ireland in the three-test November series at three different venues across the country. The Red Roses open their campaign against USA Women at Allianz Park

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Bailey names England women’s Sevens squad for Rugby Europe

England Women’s Sevens head coach James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the final round of the 2018 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia on 1-2 September. The tournament, which will be live streamed on RugbyEurope.tv, is the second of two competitions that make up the European series and forms part of the 2017/18

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