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Scots must rise to the challenge says Findlay

Scotland coach Karen Findlay says she expects her side to rise to the challenge against England this weekend as her side prepare to face a daunting challenge at Twickenham.

The home side currently sits at the top of the 6 Nations table and Findlay does not underestimate what lies ahead. She said: "It's a big challenge to play the second best team in the world but it's also going to be a fantastic opportunity to advance the women's game."

With the only changes seeing Caroline Collie return to start at full back, Katy Green switching to right wing with Victoria Blakebrough moving to left and Anna Swan at lock in place of the injured Ros Murphy, Findlay is keeping faith with the side that showed so much improvement in their last outing.

She said: "I want to give a vote of confidence to a large part of the team that played against Ireland. That performance was significantly better and we put in place some of the things we'd been practising between the Wales and Ireland games. I think that team deserves to have another crack at it."

Among those playing on the big stage on Sunday is one team member who will be enjoying a personal milestone. Lock Anna Swan will also be celebrating her 25th birthday on match day.

Scotland Women v England Women, Sunday 13 March at Twickenham (kick-off 5.15pm).

15 Caroline Collie (Old Albanians)
14 Katy Green (Murrayfield Wanderers)
13 Annabel Sergeant (Dundee University)
12 Steph Johnston (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
11 Victoria Blakebrough (Richmond)
10 Lisa Martin (Murrayfield Wanderers)
9 Louise Dalgliesh (RHC Cougars)
1 Heather Lockhart (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
2 Lindsey Smith (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
3 Tracy Balmer (Worcester)
4 Anna Swan (Edinburgh University)
5 Lindsay Wheeler (Darlington Mowden Sharks)
6 Charlotte Veale (London Wasps)
7 Ruth Slaven (Murrayfield Wanderers)
8 Susie Brown (Richmond)

Substitutes
16 Alison MacDonald (RHC Cougars)
17 Beth Dickens (Murrayfield Wanderers)
18 Tess Forsberg (Richmond)
19 Jemma Forsyth (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
20 Tanya Griffith (RHC Cougars)
21 Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers)
22 Lauren Harris (Aberdeenshire Quines)