Marlie Packer will on Sunday become only the seventh woman to play 100 Tests for England.

Her journey to this point – via a debut in Amsterdam, juggling her playing career with her day job as a plumber, and welcoming her son Oliver to the world – has been remarkable.

But the Red Roses captain is far from done just yet as she looks to lead her team to another Six Nations title. Packer is the central figure as John Mitchell’s side have targeted their own ‘Everest’ – the challenge of winning their home World Cup in front of a sold-out Twickenham in 2025.