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Millar-Mills called up for England Women

31 October 2013

  • Hunter ruled out through injury
  • England will have new captain for Autumn Tests
Sarah Hunter is ruled out of the Autumn International Series

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Lichfield’s Harriet Millar-Mills has been called up as a replacement for England No. 8 Sarah Hunter for the Autumn Test Series against France and Canada.

Hunter, who captained England in the 2013 Six Nations, New Zealand series and the Nations Cup, has been forced to withdraw from the series after picking up an injury in training.

Millar-Mills, who has 17 caps, immediately joins her England teammates in camp as they prepare to take on France on November 9 at Twickenham Stadium and Canada on November 13 at the Twickenham Stoop.

England Head Coach Gary Street will name his captain for the series on Tuesday, November 5 when the team to face France is announced.

England Autumn International series:

  • Nov 9, England v France, Twickenham Stadium, KO 5.05pm, live on Sky Sports 2 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. Free entry to Twickenham Stadium following England Men’s QBE International
  • Nov 13, England v Canada, The Twickenham Stoop, KO 7pm., live on www.rfu.com/englandwomenlive and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

Tickets are available via www.ticketmaster.co.uk (0844 847 2492) and www.quins.co.uk (0208 410 6000). Tickets are priced £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s.