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Sixteen Bristol Ladies Players Selected For England Women's EPS and U20s Squad

England Women announce their Elite Player Squad (EPS) and U20s squad this week, which includes 16 Bristol Ladies players.

The 51-strong EPS sees six new players called up and Bristol's Isabelle Noel-Smith is amongst the names added.

The EPS will prepare for two autumn internationals fixtures in November on top of the Six Nations championship and the HSBC Sevens World Series.

Bristol's Sasha Acheson, Abbie Brown, Sarah Hunter, Megan Jones, Katie Mason, Izzy Noel-Smith, Amber, Reed, Danielle Waterman and Amy Wilson-Hardy also join Noel-Smith in the squad. 

In the England U20 squad there is also a raft of changes, with 17 new players coming into the squad. The team will be coached by former England captain Jo Yapp.

They will play the Army in February and France home and away in March as well as heading on an international summer tour.

The wealth of talent amongst the Bristol Ladies is apparent again as Sarah Bern, Sydney Gregson, Olivia Jones, Poppy Leitch, Hannah Luff, Chantelle Mielle and Sue Neumann are called up to the 31-strong squad. 

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