Source: Mark Pain

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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Source: Lynne Cameron - RFU

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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Source: Bruce Perkins

England v Italy – No Concessions!

Six Nations – Round 4 – England v Italy, Sandy Park Exeter The moment Simon Middleton announced his side to meet the Italians, we could see the outline of a potential XV to take the World Cup in two year’s time. Little room for sentiment here – the contracted players who have been mere extras

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Source: INPHO

Italy announce squad for Wales clash

Italy make three changes to their starting line-up to face Wales at Principality Stadium on Sunday afternoon in Round Four of the Women’s Six Nations. All of them come in the pack where Lucia Gai comes in for Michela Merlo who is among the replacements and Valentina Ruzza replaces Elisa Pillotti in the second row.

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