England v France: Marlie Packer to win 70th cap as Red Roses make one change


England bear won 10 of 11 games in 2019
Autumn internationals: England v France
Venue:Sandy Park, ExeterDate:Saturday, 16 NovemberKick-off:13:10 GMT
Coverage:BBC Sport reside text coverage.

England flanker Marlie Packer will desire her seventieth cap when the Red Roses face France in Exeter on Saturday.

England kicked off their autumn internationals with a ambitious20-10 desire over Francefinal weekend, their first on French soil for seven years.

Head coach Simon Middleton makes factual one commerce to the beginning XV from that victory, with wing Lydia Thompson changing Jess Breach.

“We bear been happy to valid our first desire in France since 2012,” he acknowledged.

“The players build a real shift in and caught to the method. We bear had an real week’s restoration and preparation, which we can now total in Devon.

“Absolutely from our level of stare, we would possibly well be searching to crimson meat up on a few areas, the necessary one being our handling.”

England team to face France:McKenna; Thompson, Scarratt, Harrison, Dow; Daley-Mclean, Riley; Botterman, Davies, Bern, Aldcroft, Scott, Beckett, Packer, Hunter.

Replacements:Kerr, Perry, Brown, Cleall, Fleetwood, Hunt, Scott, Breach.

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