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Your News England Women call up for Fisher

Worcester's Heather Fisher will start for England Women in their game against Scotland in the RBS 6 Nations this Saturday at Meggatland in Edinburgh, kick off 130pm.

The flanker has replaced Lichfield's Jane Leonard who sustained an injury in a Premiership match on Sunday.

Fisher, who has nine caps for England, has been involved in each of England's Six Nations games, which has seen the defending champions win three matches out of three so far.

For the first time this season Darlington Mowden Park Sharks' Katy McLean will captain England with skipper Catherine Spencer starting on the bench. Worcester's Karen Jones, Richmond's Emma Layland and Bristol's Kim Oliver also return to the England squad for the first time this season after some impressive performances for England A. Richmond's Fiona Pocock will also make her first start for England at full back after missing England's 22-5 victory over Ireland because of illness.


15 Fiona Pocock Richmond

14 Katherine Merchant Worcester

13 Emily Scarratt Lichfield

12 Kimberley Oliver Bristol

11 Amber Penrith Worcester

10 Katy McLean (C) Darlington Mowden Park Sharks

9 Amy Turner Richmond

1 Claire Purdy Wasps

2 Emma Layland Richmond

3 Sophie Hemming Bristol

4 Rebecca Essex Richmond

5 Joanna McGilchrist Wasps

6 Karen Jones Worcester

7 Heather Fisher Worcester

8 Tamara Taylor Darlington Mowden Park Sharks


16 Amy Garnett Saracens

17 Rochelle Clark Team Northumbria

18 Margaret Alphonsi Saracens

19 Catherine Spencer Bristol

20 LaToya Mason Wasps

21 RachaelBurford Richmond

22 Francesca Matthews Richmond

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