Women's Six Nations: England name nine uncapped players to 2023 squad |  Rugby Union News

Saracens’ Might Campbell, Gloucester-Hartpury’s Ellie Rugman and Exeter Chiefs’ Nancy McGillivray have been named in England’s Six Nations squad

England Girls’s head coach Simon Middleton has included 9 uncapped names in his 42-man coaching squad for the 2023 Six Nations.

Saracens’ Might Campbell and Kelsey Clifford are joined by Sale Sharks’ Elizabeth Duffy, Exeter Chiefs’ Nancy McGillivray and Gloucester-Hartpury’s Ellie Rugman among the many uncapped gamers.

Scrum-half Natasha Hunt and her Gloucester-Hartpury teammate Sarah Beckett return to the squad along with Bristol Bears captain Amber Reed and Harlequins entrance row Bryony Cleall.

In the meantime, Exeter Chiefs striker Poppy Leitch, who final performed for England within the 2019 Six Nations, is again.

Though they’re out there to play, Abbie Ward (being pregnant) and vice-captain Emily Scarratt (neck and ankle) will probably be spending time with the crew to supply coaching help.

England's Bryony Cleall (left), Lark Davies (centre) and Natasha Hunt during an open training session at Twickenham Stadium

England’s Bryony Cleall (left), Lark Davies (centre) and Natasha Hunt throughout an open coaching session at Twickenham Stadium

“There are a variety of recent faces on this crew and though we’re lacking skilled gamers, it is a nice alternative for these younger gamers and we look ahead to working with them,” Middleton stated.

“There’s all the time a interval of regeneration after a World Cup and this one is not any completely different. The chosen have carried out very properly within the Allianz Premier 15s and deserve their alternative.

“Sarah Hunter and Marlie Packer will probably be co-captains of the crew. Sarah has made it clear that she is not going to be participating within the 2025 World Cup as a participant, so it’s important that we glance to proceed to develop the standard and the depth of our management Marlie is already an integral a part of our management group, so it is a pure development for her to co-captain the crew and proceed to develop her management abilities.

“The Six Nations is likely one of the most iconic tournaments in world rugby that we like to be a part of. We additionally acknowledge that it is a vital place to begin when it comes to preparation for the 2025 World Cup.

England start their Six Nations marketing campaign in opposition to Scotland at Newcastle on Saturday March 25.

England Six Nations TikTok 2023 squad:

Forwards: Zoe Aldcroft (Gloucester-Hartpury, 38 caps), Sarah Beckett (Gloucester-Hartpury, 25 caps)

Sarah Bern (Bristol Bears, 52 caps), Might Campbell (Saracens, uncapped), Bryony Cleall (Harlequins, 7 caps), Poppy Cleall (Saracens, 63 caps), Kelsey Clifford (Saracens, uncapped), Amy Cokayne (Harlequins , 70 picks), Liz Crake (Wasps, with out choice), Lark Davies (Bristol Bears, 44 picks), Rosie Galligan (Harlequins, 9 picks), Detysha Harper (Loughborough Lightning, 5 picks), Sarah Hunter (CC; Loughborough Lightning , 140 caps), Sadia Kabeya (Loughborough Lightning, 8 caps), Poppy Leitch (Exeter Chiefs, 7 caps), Alex Matthews (Gloucester-Hartpury, 56 caps), Maud Muir (Gloucester-Hartpury, 17 caps), Cath O’ Donnell (Loughborough Lightning, 24 caps), Marlie Packer (CC; Saracens, 89 caps), Connie Powell (Gloucester-Hartpury, 7 caps), Emily Robinson (Harlequins, uncapped), Hannah, Sims (Harlequins, uncapped), Morwenna Talling (Loughborough Lightning, 5 caps).

Backs: Holly Aitchison (Saracens, 15 caps), Jess Breach (Saracens, 24 caps), Abby Dow (Harlequins, 30 caps), Elizabeth Duffy (Sale Sharks, uncapped), Tatyana Heard (Gloucester-Hartpury, 9 caps), Natasha Hunt (Gloucester-Hartpury, 60 caps), Leanne Infante (Saracens, 57 caps), Ellie Kildunne (Harlequins, 31 caps), Claudia MacDonald (Exeter Chiefs, 24 caps), Nancy McGillivray (Exeter Chiefs, uncapped), Sarah McKenna (Saracens, 43 picks), Lucy Packer (Harlequins, 9 picks), Amber Reed (Bristol Bears, 62 picks), Helena Rowland (Loughborough Lightning, 22 picks), Ellie Rugman (Gloucester-Hartpury, with out choice), Emma Sing (Gloucester-Hartpury, 2 caps), Lydia Thompson (Worcester, Warriors, 58 caps), Lagi Tuima (Harlequins, 12 caps), Ella Wyrwas (Saracens, uncapped).

Gamers unavailable for choice: Hannah Botterman (knee), Vickii Cornborough (private causes), Vicky Fleetwood (ankle), Laura Keates (anterior cruciate ligament), Zoe Harrison (anterior cruciate ligament), Emily Scarratt (neck and ankle), Abbie Ward (being pregnant).

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