How England have gone from back to front in search of Six Nations grand-slam glory - News Summed Up

How England have gone from back to front in search of Six Nations grand-slam glory


Many of the benefits of turning fully professional will be felt in incremental steps by England’s women. The gains in physical performance from life as a dedicated athlete, rather than combining life as an international player with the demands of a day job, will come to be seen over time, rather than in the two months since the Red Roses became the first 15-a-side team in the women’s game to take up full-time contracts two months ago. But the extra time, energy and resources available to the squad and their coaches can also be ploughed into more ambitious, longer-term projects, such as the one that has been taking shape over the course of the Women’s Six Nations, in which England are expected to complete a…


Source: The Times March 15, 2019 18:45 UTC



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