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England star joins East London ladies rugby team

PUBLISHED: 12:06 20 September 2012

England's Fiona Pocock runs in to score a try during the IRB Women's World Cup match at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford.

England's Fiona Pocock runs in to score a try during the IRB Women's World Cup match at Surrey Sports Park, Guildford.

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East London Women’s RFC, Newham’s only women’s rugby club, have appointed England international Fiona Pocock as their new coach for their first full season.

Pocock, 23, said: “Coaching a rugby team has always been one of my aspirations.

“I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to take on this challenge so soon.

“East London RFC is a brand new team and we already have over 25 players with plenty more on their way.”

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