World Cup success is our next big target, says England women captain Sarah Hunter

World Cup success is our next big target, says England women captain Sarah Hunter

The chance to dethrone world champions New Zealand in their own back yard is the perfect motivation to keep England on track, according to captain Sarah Hunter.

The Red Roses swatted aside Scotland to round off a 2019 Women’s Six Nations campaign that has been an unabated success, both on and off the pitch. Public interest in the game has never been higher, the 13,278 spectators watching the Grand Slam-clinching win surpassing the previous record for a non-World Cup England home game, set the previous week with 10,545 fans at Exeter’s Sandy Park.

This England team have delivered a feast of free-flowing, high-quality rugby. Only once, against France, did they fail to score more than 50 points….

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