Red Roses Autumn Internationals

Rugby Union

(W) England v Canada

🏉 StoneX Stadium is the place to be this afternoon as England take on Canada in the second of two Red Roses Autumn Internationals.  See below for the latest ticket information. 

A two-match home series in the Red Roses Autumn Internationals starts for England at Sandy Park on Saturday 23 September.  Then all eyes will be on StoneX Stadium on Saturday 30 September for a fixture which concludes England’s preparations for the inaugural WXV tournament in New Zealand this autumn.

StoneX Stadium last hosted a Red Roses match in November 2018.  The world’s most-capped women’s player, Sarah Hunter, was on the scoresheet in a 57-5 victory over USA.  

Now England Women transition coach, Hunter commented: “StoneX Stadium has fantastic facilities and is a great venue to play rugby.

“The passion and appetite for women’s rugby in this country has vastly grown since our last match at Saracens.  We hope that growth will continue in front ofa big north London crowd against strong opposition.”

Lucy Wray, Saracens Chief Executive, added: “Everyone at Saracens is incredibly excited to host a Red Roses international match at StoneX Stadium.

“It will be amazing to see our own Red Roses representing their country against Canada, where Saracens are also represented by our recent signings Emma Taylor, McKinley Hunt and Sophie de Goede.

Will Six Nations champions England justify their favourites tag or can Canada spring a surprise?  All will be revealed in north London this afternoon.

🏉 Kick-off is at  3pm. 

🎟️ Tickets are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link and select ‘Red Roses’. 

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England team for the Canada match as follows:

Starting XV
15. Ellie Kildunne (Harlequins, 35 caps)
14. Jess Breach (Saracens, 29 caps)
13. Megan Jones (Leicester Tigers, 13 caps)
12. Amber Reed (Bristol Bears, 65 caps)
11. Claudia MacDonald (Exeter Chiefs, 29 caps)
10. Holly Aitchison (Bristol Bears, 21 caps)
9. Natasha Hunt (Gloucester-Hartpury, 63 caps)
1. Hannah Botterman (Bristol Bears, 38 caps)
2. Amy Cokayne (Leicester Tigers, 72 caps)
3. Maud Muir (Gloucester-Hartpury, 21 caps)
4. Zoe Aldcroft (Gloucester-Hartpury, 44 caps)
5. Sarah Beckett (Gloucester-Hartpury, 31 caps)
6. Morwenna Talling (Sale Sharks, 8 caps)
7. Maisy Allen (Exeter Chiefs, 1 cap)
8. Marlie Packer – captain (Saracens, 95 caps)

Replacements
16. Connie Powell (Harlequins, 9 caps)
17. Mackenzie Carson (Gloucester-Hartpury, 6 caps)
18. Sarah Bern (Bristol Bears, 58 caps)
19. Cath O’Donnell (Loughborough Lightning, 28 caps)
20. Rosie Galligan (Saracens, 10 caps)
21. Lucy Packer (Harlequins, 15 caps)
22. Sophie Bridger (Saracens, uncapped)
23. Abby Dow (Trailfinders Women, 36 caps)

🚊🚗 Travel tips: Public transport is recommended.  The nearest overground train station to the stadium is Mill Hill Broadway, which is a 5-minute taxi journey away.  Mill Hill Broadway is 17 minutes from St Pancras International and 20 minutes from London Farringdon.  Bus and tube services are also available see the StoneX Stadium ‘Getting here’ guide for more information.

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