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England Women team named for Italy Six Nations match

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his England Women team for Sunday’s Six Nations trip to Italy. Loughborough Lightning’s Morwenna Talling starts in the second row for her senior debut while Abbie Ward and Marlie Packer are set for their first appearances in just under a year. Ellie Kildunne makes her first international XVs appearance

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Emily Scarratt to captain England against Italy

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his England Women squad for this weekend’s rearranged 2020 Women’s Six Nations match against Italy. The Red Roses were crowned winners of this year’s tournament following Scotland’s draw with France on Sunday and head to Italy targeting a successive Grand Slam. The match takes place on Sunday 1 November

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England put Italy to the sword

Furioso con espressione – England v Italy – Bedford 23 November 2019 – England put Italy to the sword to complete another unbeaten Quilters series. Simon Middleton wanted to test the depth of talent available to him, and his starting fifteen gave him a resounding response. Ten tries were scored as the Red Roses grew more

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Natasha Hunt to earn 50th cap

Simon Middleton has made six changes to the England Women’s team to play Italy in their Quilter International at Bedford’s Goldington Road this weekend. Natasha Hunt, who is set to earn her 50th cap, is named at scrum half as the Red Roses take on the Italians [Saturday 23 November, KO 3pm, live on

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