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Tigers Women's away league fixture postponed

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Leicester Tigers Women's Championship North 1 fixture away at Barnsley Ladies on Saturday, March 11 has been postponed.

Tigers were scheduled to face Barnsley at Barnsley Rugby Club (1.00pm) in Round 17 of the league season.

Details for the rearranged fixture will be confirmed in the coming days.

Team News | Tigers side to play Barnsley Ladies

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Leicester Tigers have named the matchday squad to play Barnsley Ladies on Saturday, March 11 in Round 17 of the Women’s Championship North 1.

Natasha Jones captains the side with Roisin McBrien and Katie Childs named as vice-captains.

The starting front-row sees wholesale changes from the side’s last league outing, with Rebecca Church and Jade Jones, who moves to tighthead after starting at loosehead against Kenilworth, the props and Tanya Bird at hooker.

In the second row, Charlotte Fray is re-introduced into league action alongside Georgia Bradley and, in the back row, Morgan Richardson and Roisin McBrien are the flankers and Kat Turner retains her place at No.8.

Amy Relf is back at scrum-half, continuing her record of switching between the 9 and 10 position which now extends to the last four league games, to join Ellie Turner as the starting half-backs, while Jones and Childs are reunited in the midfield for the having not started together since the record win at Harrogate.

In the back three, Charlotte Daley and Molly Draycott retain their spots at wing and full-back respectively, while Zoë Evans returns to the starting line-up for her first start since the home win over Novocastrians Ladies.

Date: Saturday, March 11
Kick Off: 1.00pm
Venue: Barnsley Rugby Club

15 Molly Draycott
14 Zoë Evans
13 Katie Childs
12 Natasha Jones (c)
11 Charlotte Daley
10 Ellie Turner
9 Amy Relf
1 Rebecca Church
2 Tanya Bird
3 Jade Jones
4 Charlotte Fray
5 Georgia Bradley
6 Roisin McBrien (vc)
7 Morgan Richardson
8 Kat Turner

Replacements: Ofure Ugiagbe, Georgia Westwood, Leilah Mills, Zoe Warrington, Lucy Nye, Abi Gordon, Louisa Burgham

This fixture has been postponed.

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