Women’s Six Nations: Katy Daley-Mclean on the rapid rise of English women’s rugby

Katy Daley-Mclean ready for the anthem on her debut in 2007
Katy Daley-Mclean (far right) on her debut in 2007
Women’s Six Nations: England v Scotland
Venue: Twickenham, London Date: Saturday, 16 March Kick-off: 19:30 GMT
Coverage: Radio and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.

When fly-half Katy Daley-Mclean made her England debut against Scotland in 2007, fewer than 300 people were there to watch.

Twelve years on, the 33-year-old is preparing to face Scotland again as she bids for a seventh Six Nations Grand Slam with the Red Roses.

England have dominated the tournament this year, scoring more than 50 points in three of their four wins – one of which was in front of a record crowd of 10,545 at Exeter’s Sandy Park.

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