Simon Middleton strikes gold as he tests England tactics before World Cup | Sarah Rendell

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Coach has used Six Nations to determine a starting XV that have scored freely, but there are areas they must work on

The Women’s Six Nations trophy is in England’s hands for the fourth consecutive year but they will look to achieve something in the autumn they have not since 2014 – win the World Cup.

This tournament has been viewed as a stepping stone to success on the world stage. Their head coach, Simon Middleton, had five games to play with selection and tactics to avoid the heartbreak they suffered in the 2017 World Cup final at the hands of New Zealand. In some ways he has struck gold. England had 21 try-scorers who racked up 45 tries and clocked up 282 points.

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Written by Sarah Rendell
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