Emily Scarratt is best known as the player who secured England’s 2014 Women’s World Cup triumph with a try six minutes from the death - her effort helped seal a memorable 21-9 win over Canada.
A talented all-rounder, she turned down the offer of a US Basketball Scholarship at the age of 16 before bursting onto the Test scene in 2008 with 12 tries in 12 games.
She was the top point-scorer, with 70, at the 2014 World Cup and also bagged scored 56 points at the 2017 World Cup as England reached the final – that helped her overtake Katy Daley-Mclean in the all-time points stakes.
Emily, who is from a Leicestershire farming family, has a sports and exercise science degree from Leeds Beckett University and was a PE teacher 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 and 2016.
Emily captained Team GB at the Rio Olympics, won a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and represented England at the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens.
She returned to the XV-a-side game in January 2019, when awarded a full-time contract.
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: 7 January 2019