England contracts for ex-Keswick pair

Date: Monday 30th September 2019

FORMER Keswick players Abbie Scott and Cath O'Donnell have been given England Women XV contracts by the RFU for the 2019/20 season.

Head coach Simon Middleton has awarded 28 players with full-time professional deals, which will run until the climax of the forthcoming campaign (August, 2020).

Scott, who is from Keswick and O'Donnell, from Maryport, are former Keswick School students.

Scott, aged 26, has 40 England caps and has captained the side on previous occasions. She plays for Harlequins Ladies. O'Donnell (23), from Maryport, is with Loughborough Lightning, and has 16 England caps. Both play at lock.