Tamzin Renouf & Emma Kershaw Selected For England Student Rugby Squad
York City Knights duo Tamzin Renouf and Emma Kershaw have been named in the England Students Women’s squad for 2022. Tamzin Renouf was one of a number of high-profile signings to arrive from Castleford Tigers in May 2021, helping guide the Knights to the Betfred Women’s Super League play off semi-finals as well as the Betfred Women’s Challenge Cup Final.
The Leeds Beckett University student has also previously been capped for England Women. Whilst Emma Kershaw, who studies at Askham Bryan College also joined the Knights last year, arriving from Wakefield Trinity in August. York St John University’s Chloe Billington has also been picked in the twenty-two player set-up.
England coach Conor Meese said, “A massive congratulations to everyone who has been selected following really competitive trials. Representing England is the pinnacle of rugby league in this country, and all those selected will be brimming with pride and excitement at the prospect of representing their country. We’ve a good blend of youth and experience in the squad, which will hopefully compete well in the President Cup and Pankhurst Cup fixtures. Training will be intense and enjoyable, with everyone competing to gain a starting place. It’s going to be an exciting challenge to get the team to clicking in a short space of time, but all the management team can’t wait to get going.”
England Students Women’s Squad
Emily Baggaley, Amy Bennett, Chloe Billington, Megan Bragg, Amelia Brown, Pippa Curley, Katy Fisher, Becky Grady, Jess Harrop, Kaitlin Hilton, Zoe Hornby, Emma Kershaw, Gabbi Leigh, Orla McCallion, Katie Mottershead, Izzy Northorp, Eboni Partington, Tamzin Renouf, Darcy Stott, Bella Sykes, Danni Waters, Sophia Williams