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The Red Roses take exciting Shape

The training squad of 37 that Simon Middleton has announced contains several pieces of heartening news. Claudia Macdonald takes pride of place as she is restored to health after a career-threatening neck injury. Second, the inclusion of Abby Dow after her broken leg in the Wales match. While we can’t assume she will be fully

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Red Roses name 2022/23 pre-season training squad

Head coach Simon Middleton has named a 37-player pre-season training squad ahead of the 2022/23 campaign. England begin their preparations on Monday (4 July) where they will meet for the first of three mini-training camps throughout July, all taking place at the University of Bath. They will then continue to fine-tune their preparations for New

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Red Roses to host USA and Wales in September

England Women will play two September Internationals against USA (Sandy Park, Exeter – Saturday 3 September, KO 3pm) and Wales (Ashton Gate, Bristol – Wednesday 14 September, KO 7.30pm). Tickets are on sale for both matches now here. Simon Middleton’s outfit return to Sandy Park for a fourth time to take on a USA side

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Emily Scarratt set for 100th cap

England name matchday squad for TikTok Women’s Six Nations fixture against Ireland Head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday squad for Sunday’s TikTok Women’s Six Nations match against Ireland at Welford Road (kick-off 12 noon and live on BBC Two). Emily Scarratt is set to earn her 100th cap at her hometown stadium while

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A Side to take on the World

Simon Middleton is keeping all his options firmly open in selecting no fewer than 40 players for his Six Nations training squad (full list below) This is the next stage in fining down a squad to World Cup dimensions (30 players), but Middleton has continued to give chances to young players who have impressed him

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Time to pick a Red Roses team for the World Cup

The Daily Telegraph Rugby correspondents have picked their teams for the 2022 World Cup. (https://www.telegraph.co.uk/rugby-union/2021/11/23/englands-strongest-xv-experts-pick-red-roses-team-2022-world/) The four experts, Fiona Tomas, Charlie Morgan, Kate Rowan and Jake Goodwill, are agreed on many positions. It’s the disagreements that fascinate. They’ve allowed themselves the privilege of judging matters as if the game were to begin tomorrow. And these

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The Wild West Show – England v USA

Your Starters (For your main course please scroll down the menu) After two fearsome hakas the Red Roses could face the friendly dance and song of the Boks as they came to join them for training sessions at Worcester. It was smiles and goodwill all round. You couldn’t scrape the smile off Zoe Aldcroft’s face.

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