Yeovil-born Marlie left her West Country roots in 2013 to play for Wasps before returning to Bristol and is now playing at Saracens Women.

The flanker figured in the Sevens World Cup in Moscow and started in the 2014 and 2017 World Cup Finals.

She began her rugby career as a five-year-old with Ivel Barbarians, where she spent 13 years. Marlie then moved to Bath before joining Bristol in 2009.

Schooled at Birchfield, Buckler’s Mead and Yeovil College, she worked as a plumbing & heating engineer for Homeserve in South West London before gaining a full-time England contract in 2014. 

Marlie played in every Six Nations game in 2017 and was outstanding defence in the final game against Ireland enabled England to retain a 5-0 half-time lead which turned into a 34-7 victory.

International Record

75 points – 15T 

2008 Sw 2011 SA, C, C(R), F, NZ(1(R),2,3(R) 2012 S, It, W, F, I, Sp, F, NZ(1, 2(R), 3) 2013 NZ(1,2,3), F, C 2014 F, S, I(R), W, It(R) RWC - Sam(R), Sp, I(R), C  2015 USA, NZ, F, I, 2016 F, I, NZ, C(R) 2017 F, W, It, S, I, C, NZ, C, C, C RWC - I, USA, F, NZ 2018 It, W

Last updated: 12 February 2018