LUDLOW’S Lark Davies has been picked to play rugby for England Women’s under-20 against France this Saturday.

The former Ludlow College student has been selected at hooker for England’s opening match, at Stadium Pierre Brisson in Beauvais.

She plays her domestic rugby for Worcester and is one of eight players from the club who are in the England starting line-up for the match.

England will face one of their toughest opponents in France - they have suffered successive defeats to Les Blues in 2012 and 2013. England are scheduled to play at home to France at Esher on February 22nd.