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Reed and Bern selected to take on Wales

Amber Reed has been named at inside centre for Saturday’s showdown at the Twickenham Stoop, whilst Sarah Bern has been named amongst the replacements. 

The Red Roses will be seeking a fourth consecutive victory in this year’s competition at Simon Middleton’s side seek back-to-back Grand Slam Six Nations titles. 

Head coach, Simon Middleton, said: “We have tremendous strength-in-depth which means there are always players who are unfortunate to miss out.

"England against Wales in any sport is an iconic fixture and we are very much looking forward to the game. There’s been a fantastic effort across the board in terms of ticket sales and we know the crowd at the Stoop will create a wonderful atmosphere.”

England Women squad in full: 

15. Emily Scott, 14. Lydia Thompson, 13. Emily Scarratt (C), 12. Amber Reed, 11. Sarah McKenna, 10. Katy Daley-McLean, 9 Leanne Riley; 1. Vickii Cornborough, 2. Amy Cokayne, 3. Shaunagh Brown, 4. Poppy Cleall, 5. Zoe Aldcroft, 6. Harriet Millar-Mills, 7. Vicky Fleetwood, 8. Sarah Beckett

Replacements: 16. Heather Kerr, 17. Hannah Botterman, 18. Sarah Bern, 19. Sarah Hunter, 20. Amelia Harper, 21. Natasha Hunt, 22. Zoe Harrison, 23. Mia Venner

Fixtures: 

  • Round one: France Women 13-19 Red Roses
  • Round two: Scotland Women 0-53 Red Roses
  • Round three: Red Roses 27-0 Ireland Women
  • Round four: Saturday, March 7th - Red Roses v Wales Women 
  • Round five: Sunday, March  15th- Italy Women v Red Roses 

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