England Girls’s Six Nations Squad 2021
Simon Middleton has named a 38-player squad for the 2021 Girls’s Six Nations as England goal a 3rd straight championship title having received the Grand Slam in 2019 and 2020.
Captain Sarah Hunter is again from an extended damage lay-off, which noticed her miss the Crimson Roses’ ultimate Six Nations match and two France Checks in November.
Plenty of different gamers – Zoe Aldcroft, Hannah Botterman, Bryony Cleall, Vicky Fleetwood, Sarah McKenna, Ellena Perry and Lydia Thompson – additionally return to the squad after lacking the autumn Internationals by means of damage.
Nevertheless, there are some large names lacking for the championship. Prop Sarah Bern is sidelined with a shoulder damage whereas Natasha Hunt (ankle), Laura Keates (ACL) and Morwenna Talling (ACL) are dominated out too.
Entrance-rowers Maud Muir and Flo Lengthy, plus backs Ellie Inexperienced, Merryn Doidge, Beth Wilcock and Flo Robinson, have additionally been included as improvement gamers.
Head coach Middleton mentioned: “We now have a whole lot of proof from coaching to say we’ve raised our depth and physicality while on the identical time creating our skill to execute precisely and make good choices beneath the stress. We wish a high-tempo, high-energy sport with high quality play off the again of it.
“The gamers play week in, week out with the golf equipment however as a workers group we don’t get that launch so it seems like we’ve been making ready eternally. We’re all actually wanting ahead to the video games and moving into competitors mode.”
England begin their marketing campaign in opposition to Scotland in Doncaster earlier than dealing with Italy in Parma. Then they’ll face the crew ranked in the identical place as them in Pool B – France, Eire or Wales – on ‘finals day’.
They may even play an exhibition match in opposition to France, who they beat twice in November, on 30 April.
England Girls’s Six Nations Squad 2021
Jess Breach (4 Nov 1997/Harlequins/Wing)
Merryn Doidge (2 Dec 2000/Exeter/Full-back)
Abby Dow (29 Sep 1997/Wasps FC/Wing)
Ellie Inexperienced (21 Jan 2001/Harlequins/Fly-half)
Zoe Harrison (14 Apr 1998/Saracens/Fly-half)
Megan Jones (23 Oct 1996/Wasps FC/Fly-half)
Ellie Kildunne (8 Sep 1999/Wasps FC/Full-back)
Claudia MacDonald (4 Jan 1996/Wasps FC/Scrum-half)
Sarah McKenna (23 Mar 1989/Saracens/Full-back)
Amber Reed (3 Apr 1991/Bristol Bears/Centre)
Leanne Riley (18 Jul 1993/Harlequins/Scrum-half)
Flo Robinson (4 Oct 2001/Exeter/Scrum-half)
Helena Rowland (19 Sep 1999/Loughborough Lightning/Fly-half)
Emily Scarratt (8 Feb 1990/Loughborough Lighting/Centre)
Lydia Thompson (10 Feb 1992/Worcester Warriors/Wing)
Lagi Tuima (16 Jun 1998/Harlequins/Centre)
Beth Wilcock (3 Jan 2001/Harlequins/Wing)
Zoe Aldcroft (19 Nov 1996/Gloucester-Hartpury/Lock)
Sarah Beckett (14 Feb 1999/Harlequins/Again-row)
Hannah Botterman (8 Jun 1999/Saracens/Prop)
Shaunagh Brown (15 Mar 1990/Harlequins/Prop)
Bryony Cleall (12 Jun 1992/Saracens/Prop)
Poppy Cleall (12 Jun 1992/Saracens/Again-row)
Amy Cokayne (11 July 1996/Harlequins/Hooker)
Vickii Cornborough (3 Mar 1990/Harlequins/Prop)
Lark Davies (3 Mar 1995/Loughborough Lightning/Hooker)
Vicky Fleetwood (13 Apr 1990/Saracens/Again-row)
Detysha Harper (23 Oct 1998/Loughborough Lightning/Prop)
Sarah Hunter (19 Sep 1985/Loughborough Lightning/Again-row)
Flo Lengthy (24 Oct 2000/Worcester Warriors/Prop)
Alex Matthews (3 Aug 1993/Worcester Warriors/Again-row)
Harriet Millar-Mills (16 Apr 1991/Wasps FC/Again-row)
Maud Muir (12 Jul 2001/Wasps FC/Again-row)
Cath O’Donnell (13 Jun 1996/Loughborough Lightning/Lock)
Marlie Packer (28 Apr 1989/Saracens/Again-row)
Ellena Perry (12 Apr 1997/Gloucester-Hartpury/Prop)
Emily Robinson (22 Jun 2000/Harlequins/Again-row)
Abbie Ward (27 Mar 1993/Harlequins/Lock)
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England Girls’s Six Nations Fixtures 2021
(All kick-off occasions are UK & Eire time)
Sat 3 April, England v Scotland (3pm, Fort Park, Doncaster) Reside on BBC iPlayer/RTE Participant
Sat 10 April, Italy v England (2pm, Stadio Plebisito, Padova) Reside on BBC iPlayer/RTE Participant
Sat 24 April, England v Pool B crew ranked in identical place (2pm) Reside on BBC2/RTE Participant
Six Nations Exhibition Match
Fri 30 April, France v England (8pm, Villeneuve d’Ascq) Reside on BBC iPlayer
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