Saracens - Botterman called into Red Roses squad

Nov 14, 2017

Botterman called into Red Roses squad


Eighteen year old Hannah Botterman has been called into the Red Roses squad which convened at Bisham Abbey yesterday ahead of England’s first Test of the Old Mutual Wealth Series against Canada on Friday 17th November at the home of Saracens, Allianz Park (KO 19:30, tickets available www.saracens.com/tickets)

The England U20s prop, who has made a real impact in her debut season of senior rugby in the Tyrrells Premier 15s, comes in as a replacement for Gloucester-Hartpury’s Sarah Bern who has been ruled out of the Old Mutual Wealth Series with a foot injury. Catherine O’Donnell (Loughborough Lightning) has also been called in as a replacement for Harriet Millar-Mills.

Botterman joins her Saracens team mates of Lotte Clapp, Poppy Cleall, Zoe Harrison and Marlie Packer who will all be looking to make an impression on the familiar turf of Allianz Park.

England Women head coach Simon Middleton said: “We will be focussed on bringing the squad together, which combines exciting young talent and more experienced players, ensuring we are fully prepared to take on Canada in the opening Test this Friday.
 
“Catherine O’Donnell and Hannah Botterman, who have been called up, offer the characteristics that we are looking to see from the team this year, playing a confrontational style of rugby and we feel they will add an edge to the side.”
 
* denotes uncapped player
Forwards 
Jo Brown (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks)*
Rowena Burnfield (Richmond FC)
Amy Cokayne (Wasps FC Ladies)
Rochelle Clark (Wasps FC Ladies)
Poppy Cleall (Saracens Women)
Vickii Cornborough (Harlequins Ladies)
Lark Davies (Worcester Valkyries)
Sarah Hunter (Loughborough Lightning)
Heather Kerr (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks)
Justine Lucas (Wasps FC Ladies)
Izzy Noel-Smith (Bristol Ladies)
Marlie Packer (Saracens Women)
Tamara Taylor (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks)
Abbie Scott (Harlequins Ladies)
Shaunagh Brown (Harlequins Ladies)*
Catherine O’Donnell (Loughborough Lightning)*
Hannah Botterman (Saracens Women)*


Backs

Rachael Burford (Harlequins Ladies)
Jess Breach (Harlequins Ladies)*
Charlotte Clapp (Saracens Women)
Katy Daley-Mclean (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks)
Abigail Dow (Wasps FC Ladies)*
Zoe Harrison (Saracens Women)*
Ellie Kildunne (Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC)*
Caity Mattinson (Bristol Ladies)*
Amber Reed (Bristol Ladies)
Leanne Riley (Harlequins Ladies)
Lagi Tuima (Bristol Ladies)*
Danielle Waterman (Wasps FC Ladies)


Old Mutual Wealth Series 2017
 
17th November - Allianz Park (KO 19:30, live stream via Englandrugby.com)
England Women v Canada
Tickets available via www.saracens.com/tickets

 
21st November – Twickenham Stoop (KO 19:45, live Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action & Sky Sports Mix)
England Women v Canada
Tickets available via Englandrugby.com/tickets
 
25th November – Twickenham Stadium (KO 17:40, live Sky Sports Arena & Sky Sports Mix)
England Women v Canada

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