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Two Warriors in England Women’s squad

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TWO WARRIORS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN ENGLAND WOMEN’S 19-PLAYER SQUAD TO FACE FRANCE IN TOULOUSE NEXT SATURDAY.

England Women Head Coach Stuart Barrow has selected Wigan Warriors duo Anna Davies and Isabel Rowe in his travelling squad for the first game of an international double-header which also sees England Men’s take on France at the Stade Ernest-Wallon.

Anna Davies has been in blistering form for the Warriors this season having scored 14 tries in the opening rounds of the Betfred Women’s Super League whilst Isabel Rowe, who has registered 11 tries in her first senior campaign, could make her international debut aged 17.

St Helens’ Katie Mottershead and Erin Stott as well as Leeds Rhinos’ Izzy Northrop and Bella Sykes have received their first international call ups alongside Rowe.

Speaking on his squad selection, England Women Head Coach, Stuart Barrow said: “It’s been a tough decision on who to include but I’m really pleased we’ve been able to name some new faces this time round including Katie Mottershead, Izzy Northrop, Isabel Rowe, Bella Sykes and Erin Stott.

“The trip will be a brilliant experience for them and I’m confident that, with the help of our more senior internationals, they will be able to showcase the talent I know they all possess when we get on the pitch in Toulouse.

“We’re all looking forward to getting into camp on Thursday and preparing for what will be a tough game against France, who have just overcome Serbia in really tough conditions to qualify for the 2026 World Cup – we’re up for the challenge.”

England Women take on France at 3.30pm (local time) on Saturday 29 June, followed by the Men’s international at 6pm. Both matches will be streamed live from Stade Ernest-Wallon on Super League+, Rugby League’s global, direct-to-consumer streaming service.

France Under 19s will travel in the opposite direction just three days later to take on England Academy at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium on Tuesday 2 July (KO 7.30pm).

England Women’s squad: Caitlin Beevers, Keara Bennett (both Leeds Rhinos), Jodie Cunningham (St Helens), Anna Davies (Wigan Warriors), Amy Hardcastle (Leeds Rhinos), Zoe Harris (St Helens), Georgie Hetherington (York Valkyrie), Shona Hoyle, Zoe Hornby (both Leeds Rhinos), Katie Mottershead (St Helens), Izzy Northrop (Leeds Rhinos), Eboni Partington (York Valkyrie), Isabel Rowe (Wigan Warriors), Emily Rudge, Erin Stott (both St Helens), Bella Sykes (Leeds Rhinos), Paige Travis (St Helens), Liv Wood (York Valkyrie), Vicky Whitfield (St Helens).

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