Cornwall Women to face Somerset

Cornwall Ladies following their game against Dorset & Wilts


By Bill Hooper

Cornwall Women resume their Gill Burns Cup campaign this Sunday at the Commspluss Stadium Hyde Park, Taunton against Somerset Women, kick-off 2:30 pm.

Cornwall Women lost their opening fixture at Launceston last Sunday to group favourites Dorset & Wilts in a tight game with the visitors only pulling away on the scoreboard in the final ten minutes to end up 27-10 winners.

The coaches have made a few changes to the side that lost to Dorset & Wilts, both youngsters from Liskeard-Looe, Megan Stroff (wing) and Leona Hughes (No.8) come into the starting XV, whilst Elizabeth Stacey is set for a first cap off the bench. Verity Waters also comes onto the bench.      

Cornwall Women: 15. Amy Bunt (Liskeard-Looe & Plymouth Albion), 14. Megan Stroff (Liskeard-Looe), 13 Jo Roberts (Plymstock AO), 12. Lauren Chenoweth (Penryn), 11. Frankie Perry (Bude & Plymouth Albion), 10. Ro Gomez (Penryn), 9. Amy Warman (Liskeard-Looe & Plymouth Albion); 1.Clare Matthews, 2. Zeta Penrose (capt) (both Penryn), 3.Claire Hannigan (Plymstock AO), 4.Rachel Shackleton, 5.Alex Gallagher (both Bude), 6.Rhian Roberts (Plymstock AO) 7.Katie Bosustow (Penryn), 8 Leona Hughes (Liskeard-Looe).

Replacements: 16. Emma Stefanotti (Bude & Plymouth Albion), 17. Michaella Roberts (Bristol), 18. Verity Waters (Plymouth Albion), 19. Lucia Honey (Plymstock AO), 20. Jo Holden, 21. Anna Clooke (both Plymouth Albion) , 22. Elizabeth Stacey (Bath), 23. Mel Ruby (Bude)  

Travelling Reserves: Megan Betts (Penzance), Bethany Hampton (Camborne)   

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