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Emily will go down in history as the player who secured England’s 2014 Women's World Cup triumph with a try six minutes from the end when her side beat Canada 21-9 in the final.

A talented all-rounder, she turned down the offer of a US Basketball Scholarship when 16. She burst on to the Test scene in 2008 with 12 tries in 12 games and became the top point-scorer, with 70, at the 2014 World Cup, including 16 in the final. She scored 56 points at the 2017 World Cup as England reached the final and became the country's all-time leading points scorer, overtaking Katy Daley-Mclean.

Emily, who is from a Leicestershire farming family, has a Sports and Exercise Science degree from Leeds Beckett University and was a PE assistant before taking up a full-time contract with the RFU.

She won the RPA England Women’s Players’ Player award in 2013 and was also nominated for the World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year in 2014.

Emily captained England Team GB Sevens at the Rio Olympics and is a key member of James Bailey's squad in the 2017/18 season as full-time member of the sevens squad.

International Record

434 points – 39T, 70C, 33P.

2008 USA(R), C, C, I 2009 It, W, I, F, S, USA, F(R), C, NZ(R), NZ 2010 W, It, I, S, F RWC - I, USA, A, NZ 2011 W, It, F, S, I, USA, C, C, F, NZ(1,2R,3) 2012 S, It, W, F, I, F, NZ(1, 2, 3) 2013 NZ(1,2) 2014 F, S, I, W, It RWC - Sam, Sp, C, I, C 2015 USA(R), NZ, C 2016 NZ, C 2017 F, W, It, S, I, A(R), C, NZ, RWC - S(R), I, USA, F, NZ.

Last updated: 4 January 2017

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