History beckons for the Red Roses. A win against the USA on Sunday and Simon Middleton’s England Women will equal the record for most consecutive Test wins – 18 – held by their country’s men’s team and that of New Zealand. One more after that and they will stand alone as a true dynastic force.

“We’ve got a chance to do something really special and we want it,” says the head coach before the final fixture of the autumn series in which his side have racked up 151 points, conceding just 39, in three games – two against New Zealand and one against Canada. “This is the chance to make a statement that will resonate across our sport.” Read More