■By SAM JACKSON
Skipper: Emily Scarratt will captain England in Sarah Hunter’s absence
ENGLAND go into battle seeking a second successive Grand Slam without captain Sarah Hunter who has been ruled out with a hamstring injury.
England, who have not played since the tournament was interrupted in March, won the title last Sunday after France failed to beat Scotland.
Centre Emily Scarratt will lead the side against Italy in the absence of Hunter.
England head coach Simon Middleton said he was “disappointed” to leave out Hunter but explained he...
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