England’s Marlie Packer steps up to the plate as captain for the remainder of the Six Nations tournament. The Red Roses are set to face Italy on Sunday at Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton, kick-off 3pm. Head coach Simon Middleton has named an impressive 23-player squad, including Bristol Bears lock Delaney Burns who will earn her first cap on the international stage, and Tatyana Heard who replaces the injured Amber Reed at inside centre. Fans will also be eagerly anticipating the performance of Harlequins’ Emily Robinson, who may make her first senior international appearance off the bench. Middleton is ready for a strong Italy side and is confident England will put on a show for fans. Don’t miss out on any of the action! Stay tuned for updates.
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