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England women's national rugby league team


England women's national rugby league team

England Lionesses
Badge of England Lionesses team
Nickname England Lionesses
Governing body Rugby Football League
Region Europe
Head coach Steve McNamara
Captain Sean O'Loughlin
Most caps Kevin Sinfield (34)
Top try-scorer Ryan Hall (24)
Top point-scorer Kevin Sinfield (208)
RLIF ranking 3rd
First international
 England 9–3 Other Nationalities
(Wigan, England; 5 April 1904)
Biggest win
 United States 0–110 England 
(Orlando, Florida, USA; October 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 52–4 England 
(Melbourne; 2 November 2008)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first time in 1975)
Best result Runners-up, 1975; 1995

The England women's national rugby league team, also known as the England Lionesses, represents cross design, nevertheless the team will still be known as "The Lionesses".


  • History 1
    • Early years 1.1
  • Players 2
  • Coaches 3
  • Records 4
    • Team 4.1
    • Individual 4.2
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Early years


  • Jodie Cunningham - Warrington Ladies
  • Andrea Dobson - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Amanda Donaldson - Copeland Wildcats
  • Kim Field - Combined Services
  • Lois Forsell - Middleton Ladies
  • Holly Freestone - Copeland Wildcats
  • Natalie Gilmour - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Charlene Henegan - Bradford Thunderbirds
  • Paula McCourt - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Kirsty Morooney - Bradford Thunderbirds
  • Katie O'Toole - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Claire Robinson - Warrington Ladies
  • Sarah Roper - Combined Services
  • Emma Slowe - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Beth Sutcliffe - Warrington Ladies
  • Rachel Twilbil - Bradford Thunderbirds
  • Gemma Walsh - Wakefield/Townville Panthers
  • Joanne Watmore - Warrington Ladies
  • Jenny Welsby - Warrington Ladies





See also


External links

  • Official website
  • England women's national rugby league team on Facebook
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