From Steel to England Roses

George Fisher shoots for England against the Silver Ferns last year. Photo: Getty Images
George Fisher shoots for England against the Silver Ferns last year. Photo: Getty Images
George Fisher will not have far to go for her next away international series.

The Southern Steel goal shoot will only have to drive up the road to Christchurch for the England Roses series against the Silver Ferns.

Fisher is one of 15 players selected for the England squad scheduled to play in Christchurch on September 20, 22 and 24.

She will meet the rest of those players on September 10, when they exit quarantine.

Fisher is coming off an impressive season with the Steel.

Her 585 goals left her third on the ANZ Premiership’s goals-scored list, while her 91% had her second.

She has remained in Invercargill since the end of the season, having signed on for a second year.

Among others included in the squad to play the Silver Ferns are veteran stars such as Geva Mentor, Serena Guthrie and Jade Clarke.

Meanwhile Stacey Francis-Bayman, Jo Harten, Helen Housby and Natalie Haythornwaite will all link with the squad in Australia.

England will play a three-test series against the Diamonds, with dates and venues yet to be confirmed.


Great too see some top level sport happening. Hopefully our girls can win. But how come NZR can not arrange to get the NPC rolling again or at least have solid plans to do so in the near future. It's bad enough a great line up of home tests was canned.

Look at the NRL in Queensland and also now the Rugby Championship.



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