Danielle Waterman suffered a concussion during last night’s Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final against France. Waterman was removed from the field of play in the first half of the match. As a result she will no longer play a part in England’s Rugby World Cup Final against New Zealand on Saturday.
Simon Middleton commented “It’s disappointing to lose Danielle ahead of final; she has delivered outstanding performances throughout the tournament and has been a highly-valued member of the squad. However we have a number of strong options available to us as we begin preparing for Saturday’s final against New Zealand.”