Emily Scarratt

Scarratt lately left England Rugby Sevens programme to play 15-a-side rugby for Loughborough Lightning
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England centre Emily Scarratt is a doubt for the beginning of the Six Nations with a hamstring damage.

The World Cup winner lately turned one of many first totally skilled 15-a-side England ladies gamers after switching from the Sevens programme.

However she faces a race to be match for England’s opener in opposition to Eire in Dublin on 1 February.

“It probably [puts the Six Nations in doubt]” Scarratt advised the Rugby Union Weekly podcast.

The 28-year-old suffered the damage on the Dubai Sevens on the finish of November, and hasn’t performed since.

“I’m aiming to be again in a few weeks’ time to play within the membership sport between Loughborough and Worcester [on 26 January].

“If that every one goes to plan and I get by that then I shall be in with a shout.”

Nonetheless having been on the Sevens circuit for the reason that Rugby World Cup in 2017, Scarratt says she may have time to regulate to the 15-a-side sport.

“Clearly I have not performed an enormous quantity of rugby within the final year-and-a-half 15s-wise,” she added.

“My focus is simply on making an attempt to get myself again match and within the combine, after which it’s as much as the coaches.”

Hear from Emily Scarratt, Natasha Hunt and one of many stars of the long run within the ladies’s sport, Hannah Botterman, on the most recent version of the Rugby Union Weekly podcast.

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