13th June 2017, 16:45
NINE BULLS IN ENGLAND WOMEN'S SQUAD
NINE Bradford Bulls Women’s players, sponsored by Provident, have been introduced into the 22-strong squad, ahead of England’s tour of France.
It comes as no surprise that nearly half of the elected squad are members of the Bradford side, as the team are yet to lose this season.
The women chosen to represent their nation are:
The squad will fly out on June 19th, playing the French National Team twice, the first time on Wednesday June 21 and Friday, June 24. The side begin preparations ahead of a historic World Cup campaign in Australia during November and December.
Test One – v France. Wednesday, June 21, 6.00pm kick off
Test Two – v France. Saturday, June 24, 5.00pm kick off
Stade de la Mer, Perpignan
This year will be the first time ever the women's and men's Rugby League World Cups will be played simultaneously. The women's World Cup final played as a curtain-raiser to the men's World Cup final at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on December 2.