Sarah Hunter: Red Roses captain to retire after England’s Women’s Six Nations opener in Newcastle | Rugby Union News

Sarah Hunter has made 140 appearances for England since making her debut in 2007; Hunter won a World Cup and 10 Women’s Six Nations titles during a stellar career; Farewell appearance to come in her home city of Newcastle

Last Updated: 21/03/23 7:37am

Red Roses captain Sarah Hunter has announced she will retire after England’s Women’s Six Nations opener against Scotland on Saturday.

Hunter is the world’s most-capped female player and England’s most-capped player, with the 37-year-old part of the 2014 World Cup-winning side and 10 Six Nations victories during a stellar career.

The back-row forward said after November’s Rugby World Cup final loss to New Zealand that she was open to returning for the 2023 campaign, although has now confirmed that Saturday’s match – in her home city of Newcastle – will be her last.

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