World Cup winner. World Player of the Year in 2016. Six Nations Grand-Slam-winner. Captain of the best women’s rugby team on the planet. Sarah Hunter’s trophy cabinet must be bulging with all that silverware, but what is it about her game that makes her one of the most decorated and well-respected players in the world? Continue reading
The Red Roses have ended their tour in the most emphatic way, beating host country and world number one side New Zealand in Rotorua. Tries from Abbie Scott, Emily Scarratt, Lydia Thompson, Marlie Packer and Vicky Fleetwood helped England to an eight-point victory as they won 29 – 21.
England have named their side to face the Black Ferns on Saturday, coach Simon Middleton making seven changes to the team which beat Canada on Wednesday.
The Red Roses kick off their International Series in New Zealand tomorrow against the Wallaroos in Wellington.
The Six Nations champions have named what could be described as an experimental line-up, with regulars Emily Scarratt, Sarah Hunter, Danielle Waterman and Marlie Packer omitted from the starting team.
England have named a 28-strong squad for the summer tour to New Zealand.
Sarah Hunter remains captain after guiding the Red Roses to a Grand Slam in this year’s Six Nations, and the vast majority of the squad who competed in the tournament have been selected for this tour.