Six Nations 2014: Bowen comes in for Wales Women against England

Rhys Edwards

England Women v Wales Women

Venue:
The Stoop, Twickenham
Date:
Friday, 7 March
Kick-off:
19:30 GMT
Coverage:
Highlights on Scrum V, Sunday, 9 March from 21:45 GMT

Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards has made one personnel and three positional changes for his side's trip to face England Women on Friday.

Maesteg Celtic wing Ffion Bowen comes in and Elen Evans goes to full-back, while Dyddgu Hywel is left out as Wales seek to avoid a fourth successive loss.

Captain Rachel Taylor switches from number eight to lock and Nia Davies moves to open-side from lock.

The reshuffle ends with Sioned Harries going from flanker to number eight.

Evans will be playing in her third different position in three games having been at centre against Ireland and wing against France.

Wales lost 12-11 to Italy and 14-6 to Ireland before a 27-0 home defeat by France in the third round.

Wales Women

Elen Evans (Waterloo); Ffion Bowen (Maesteg Celtic), Robyn Wilkins (Llandaff North), Rebecca de Filippo (Bristol Ladies), Philippa Tuttiett (Bristol Ladies); Elinor Snowsill (Bristol Ladies), Amy Day (Llandaff North); Jenny Davies (Waterloo), Lowri Harries (Neath Athletic), Catrin Edwards (Bristol Ladies), Rachel Taylor (capt; Bristol) Ladies), Shona Powell Hughes Harries (Neath Athletic), Catrina Nicholas (Llandaff North), Sioned Harries (Llandaff North), Nia Davies (Cardiff Met).

Replacements: Carys Phillips (Bristol Ladies), Megan York (Blaenau Gwent), Caryl Thomas (Bath Ladies), Jenny Hawkins (Llandaff North), Sian Williams (Worcester Ladies), Sian Moore (Bristol Ladies), Laurie Harries (Llandaff North), Elli Norkett (Neath Athletic).

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