Wales v England: Injured Emily Scarratt misses Womens Six Nations match

Scarratt’s midfield play-making modified into key to England’s 41-26 capture over France a fortnight within the past
Girls folk’s Six Nations: Wales v England
Venue: Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff Date: Sunday 24 February Kick-off: 12:30 GMT
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England centre Emily Scarratt will leave out the Girls folk’s Six Nations conflict away to Wales by disaster as 2d row Abbie Scott captains the aspect.

Scarratt is replaced by Harlequins’ Rachael Burford, with Zoe Harrison half of a novel-glimpse midfield.

Smartly-liked skipper Sarah Hunter is on the bench with Poppy Cleall at number eight and Marlie Packer restored at flanker.

Sarah Beckett comes into the encourage row with hooker Amy Cokayne and scrum-half of Natasha Hunt furthermore initiating.

Hover Abby Dow makes her first look in this yr’s Six Nations as Kelly Smith drops out of the matchday 23.

“Emily Scarratt performed excellently for us against France however we’re managing an disaster that flared up for the length of that game to make certain she is in a appropriate sing for Italy,” talked about coach Simon Middleton.

“Having performed a vary of minutes currently now we dangle made the decision to switch Sarah Hunter to the bench for this fixture.

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“This offers Poppy Cleall with the replacement to point her skill at number eight as we proceed to toughen our depth interior this keep and then naturally for Sarah Beckett to illustrate us what she will be able to bag on the blind-aspect.”

England ran out 52-0 winners when the teams final met within the 2018 Six Nations and remain on song for a Well-known Slam after wins over Ireland and France of their first two matches.

The hosts suffered a 52-3 reverse against France of their campaign opener, however ground out a 3-3 contrivance away to Italy of their 2d match

England team to face Wales:

McKenna, Dow, Burford, Harrison, Breach; Daley-Mclean, Hunt; Cornborough, Cokayne, Bern, O’Donnell, Scott (c), Beckett, Packer, Cleall.

Replacements: Davies, Botterman, S.Brown, J.Brown, Hunter, Macdonald, Williams, E Scott.

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