England Women’s fixtures for the 2017 Six Nations have been confirmed with three home games taking place, one at Twickenham and two at the Twickenham Stoop. The schedule of fixtures replicates the senior men and U20 teams, with the Red Roses getting the Championship underway against title holders France at Twickenham on Saturday 4 February.
The England Women U20 squad has been named to take on Canada U20 in a three-game series at Nottingham Trent College this month. A squad of 26 – including five senior-capped players – will come together for a two-week camp which starts tomorrow (Saturday) before the three matches against the North American age-group team. Players
England Women have included 14 new players to the U20 squad next season. Of the 31 players named in the squad, a number gained international experience earlier this year having being involved in two matches against France. England Women U20 will come together again this summer to take on Canada during a two-week residential camp
England Women U20 suffered a 22-12 defeat at the Stade Jacques Couvret in France on Saturday despite taking the lead by half time. The side put up a strong performance to score their first points in France since 2010 and Abigail Dow ran the full length of the pitch to score a try after 18 minutes.
Four University of Bath students were involved in a dramatic 25-25 draw for England Women’s U20s against France on Saturday. Sport Performance student Sydney Gregson, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, started at full-back in a match which saw England lead 17-3 at half-time before the French hit back. A try in the dying seconds
University of Bath sporting scholar Sydney Gregson has been named in the England Women U20 starting XV for Saturday’s rugby international against France. The Sport Performance student, who is supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, will start at full-back for the match at Esher RFC (2pm). Three of Gregson’s University of Bath team-mates are on
England Women U20 Coach Jo Yapp has made a number of changes to the squad which takes on France U20 at Esher RFC on Saturday 5 March, KO 2.00pm. Yapp brings four new names into the squad of 23 since their most recent game against Army Women on 18 February, while three of the starting
England Women Under 20s beat a tenacious British Army side by 41-12 at the Army Rugby Stadium at Aldershot on Thursday. Both teams played attacking rugby and England opened the scoring with a scorching try finished by the Wasps No 11 Abi Dow. The second was wholly different with loose head prop Ellena Perry crashing over
The England Women Elite Player Squad (EPS) and England Women Under 20s squad for the 2015-2016 season have today (Wednesday) been announced. The 51-woman EPS sees six new players called up, although only two players are uncapped at international level; Saracens Zira Hanley and Worcester’s Courtney Gill. Lauren Cattell, Rachael Lund, Fiona Pocock and Isabelle Noel-Smith
There was a sense of déjà vu on the second day of the U20 European Championship Women Division B for Great Britain. After enjoying another very positive opening, the points dried up in the final quarter as Karen Burton and her side went down 33-30 in a defensively dominated contest. Just like on the first day