Wasps FC Ladies take on the recently rebranded Worcester Warriors in the first league game of the Tyrrells Premier 15’s 3rd season.
Giselle Mather has named her squads following her week long tour with the team in Montpellier concluding with playing the French champions.
Claire Cripps starts in the front row for her 17th season at the club with Hannah West named as her fellow starting prop. Irish International Cliodhna Moloney starts at hooker.
New signing Dalena Dennison is joined in the second row by German international Nora Baltruweit who continues as a regular name on the team sheet from last season.
Claire Molloy retains the seven shirt and is joined by Liz Crake on the other flank. Number 8 see’s the return of England international Harriet Millar-Mills following her extended period with injury.
Kate Alder has again been named as club captain and will lead the squad from insider centre. Her partnership is completed with Gemma Rowland.
The Back three sees Abby Dow run out in the 15 shirt with Tova Derk and Kendall Templeman her wingers respectively.
Lucy Nye comes in to start at 9 in the absence of Claudia MacDonald with Lizzie Goulden and her golden boot from last season commanding from 10.
The subs are made up of: Daniker Willmore, Mica Evans, Nicola Smith, Sarah Mitchelson, Flo Williams, Hannah Edwards (who returns to Wasps following a year in Spain) and Makeda Lewis.
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