Apr 10, 2015
Saracens Women name team for Cup final
Saracens Women have announced their team to face Wasps in tomorrow’s English Cup final at Lichfield RFC, kick off 15h30.
No.8, Sonia Green will captain Saracens as they look to secure the double following their Premiership success earlier this season.
In the pack, Kerrie-Ann Craddock and Jeanni Yoyola Vinueza are named in the front row, along with Alice Nee who gets a start at hooker replacing the injured Amy Garnett. At lock, Heather Stammers and Fiona Sim will partner each other in the heart of the Saracens engine room.
Saracens stalwart Maggie Alphonsi features in the back row, alongside captain Sonia Green and blindside flanker, Charlotte Hamlyn Williams.
In the backs, the League winning half back pairing of Georgina Gulliver and April Brown continues. England’s Lauren Cattell lines up at inside centre alongside Hannah Casey, with England U20s winger, Lotte Clapp, Ama Mayes and top try scorer, Zira Handley make up a youthful and pacey back 3.
On the bench, France U20s winger, Seraphine Okemba is joined by former England fullback, Charlotte Barras.
Saracens team to face Wasps: 15. Zira Handley, 14. Ama Mayes, 13. Hannah Casey, 12. Lauren Cattell, 11. Lotte Clapp, 10. April Brown, 9. Georgina Gulliver, 1. Kerrie-Ann Craddock, 2. Geri Thomas, 3. Jeanni Vinueza Yoyola, 4. Heather Stammers, 5. Fiona Sim, 6. Charlotte Hamlyn Williams, 7. Maggie Alphonsi, 8. Sonia Green
Replacements: 16. Alice Nee, 17. Marcella Collins, 18. Lauren Morton, 19. Jess Ryan, 20. Laura Dowsett, 21. Seraphine Okemba, 22, Charlotte Barras