England vs Italy Women
3:00pm Saturday November
Simon Middleton has made six changes to the England Womens team to play this weekend to Italy in their Quilter International in the Goldington Road of Bedford.
Natasha Hunt, who is set to make her 50th cover, is called at scrum-half since Italy is taken on by the Red Roses.
Sarah Hunter again captains the side free of 8 to achieve 119th cap, moving her combined moment together using Jason Leonard, who played with the Irish & British Lions 114 times in the all time collection of Test players of England. Only Red Roses prop Rochelle Clark is before the pair on 137 caps.
Zoe Harrison will play at fly-half while Marlie Packer moves into blindside flanker.
While Saracens forwards Poppy Cleall and Vicky Fleetwood come into the starting XV at lock and openside flanker club team-mate Emily Scott and harlequins prop Shaunagh Brown are included.
Meanwhile, Wasps FC Ladies Claudia Macdonald catches her very first call up of the fall stage and will play on the wing, while Amy Cokayne is about the bench.
Cleall and Abby Dow continue to follow their return that is graduated after sustaining concussion in last Saturdays victory over France in Sandy Park to play with protocols and are expected to be fit.
Fresh from making her first cover, Bristol Bears Women forward Rownita Marston retains her place.
Abbie Scott and Lydia Thompson are currently taking injuries and will not be risked this weekend.
The match comes soon for Lark Davies, who missed the game.
We are really excited about the very first Red Roses match in Bedford, said Middleton.
Its a traditional club with a fantastic floor and fanbase that are so passionate and love their rugby.
The game is a significant opportunity for people who were waiting in the wings that this show to reveal what they can do and help finish our calendar year ardently.
We have brought Claudia Macdonald back into the bunch. Claudia is a versatile player who carries a risk as a scrum half plus also a winger. Her possible as a winger surfaced against New Zealand in the Super Series having a powerful performance and were excited about seeing how she performs now around .
I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate Mo [Natasha Hunt] on her 50th cap. It is an excellent accomplishment for any participant.
She also brings numerous qualities with her on-field ability and infectious character and she prefers to love this moment.
England Women: 15 Sarah McKenna, 14 Abby Dow, 13 Emily Scarratt, 12 Emily Scott, 11 Claudia Macdonald, 10 Zoe Harrison, 9 Natasha Hunt, 1 Hannah Botterman, two Heather Kerr, 3 Shaunagh Brown, 4 Poppy Cleall, 5 Zoe Aldcroft, 6 Marlie Packer, 7 Vicky Fleetwood, 8 Sarah Hunter (c)
Replacements: 16 Amy Cokayne, 17 Ellena Perry, 18 Sarah Bern, 19 Sarah Beckett, 20 Rownita Marston, 21 Leanne Riley, 22 Katy Daley-Mclean, 23 Jess Breach