England Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 - Squad and Fixtures


By Kath
August 7 2017

Sarah Hunter), who led the team to their first Six Nations Grand Slam since 2012 earlier this season, will lead the side with Emily Scarratt  named as vice captain.  

 England, the current world champions, are drawn in Pool B alongside Spain, Italy as well as United States and kick off their campaign against Spain at the UCD Bowl on Wednesday 9 August at 2pm.

All England games will be broadcast live on ITV.

England Women 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup squad:

ForwardsZoe Aldcroft (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 4 caps), Sarah Bern (Bristol, 10 caps), Rochelle Clark (Worcester Valkyries, 124 caps), Amy Cokayne (Lichfield, 28 caps), Vickii Cornborough (Harlequins, 25 caps), Vicky Fleetwood (Saracens, 61 caps), Sarah Hunter (C) (Bristol, 93 caps), Heather Kerr (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 8 caps), Justine Lucas (Lichfield, 22 caps), Alex Matthews (Richmond, 31 caps), Harriet Millar-Mills (Lichfield, 46 caps), Izzy Noel-Smith (Bristol, 31 caps), Marlie Packer (Bristol, 47 caps), Abbie Scott (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 17 caps), Tamara Taylor (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 105 caps).

Backs: Rachael Burford (Harlequins, 67 caps), Natasha Hunt (Lichfield, 37 caps), Megan Jones (Bristol, 4 caps), La Toya Mason (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 66 caps), Katy Mclean (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, 85 caps), Amber Reed (Bristol, 39 caps), Leanne Riley (Harlequins, 10 caps), Emily Scarratt (VC) (Lichfield, 69 caps), Emily Scott (Saracens, 23 caps), Lydia Thompson (Worcester Valkyries, 34 caps), Danielle Waterman (Bristol, 70 caps), Kay Wilson (Richmond, 44 caps), Amy Wilson Hardy (Bristol, 7 caps).

 

Lady Captain's of  Schedule Pool B

 

England v Spain

Wednesday 9 August – UCD Bowl, Dublin (KO 2pm)

Live coverage ITV4 from 1.30pm

England v Italy

Sunday 13 August – Billings Park UCD, Dublin (KO 2.30pm)

Live coverage ITV1 from 2pm

England v USA

Thursday 17 August - Billings Park UCD, Dublin (KO 2.30pm)

Live coverage ITV4 from 2pm

 

 

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England Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 - Squad and Fixtures
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Date: 07/08/2017 18:28

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Re: England Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 - Squad and Fixtures
Posted by: Tigersfan1 (IP Logged)
Date: 08/08/2017 08:32

I really don't get the position the RFU has taken over contracts for the England Women but I hope the squad can keep their focus and do well again. Looking forward to the tournament!

Re: England Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 - Squad and Fixtures
Posted by: Trev's Big Tackle (IP Logged)
Date: 09/08/2017 16:46

Nice start today.

Re: England Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 - Squad and Fixtures
Posted by: Tigersfan1 (IP Logged)
Date: 15/08/2017 07:19

Still going well! Tougher tests to come though

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