England Women's Amy Cokayne scoring a Six Nations try at Twickenham Stoop
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Military Trio Confirmed In Women's Six Nations Squads

All three players were in their countries' respective training squads and have made the cut to the final selection.

England Women's Amy Cokayne scoring a Six Nations try at Twickenham Stoop

Three forces rugby union players have been called up to the final squads for the Women's Six Nations.

The Army's Captain Gemma Rowland and Bombardier Bethan Dainton will represent Wales, while Amy Cokayne from the RAF will play for England.

All three players were in their countries' respective training squads and have made the cut to the final selection.

Wales will kick off their tournament against France at Stade de la Rabine in Vannes on 3 April at 9pm GMT.

Earlier in the day, England will play in the first match of the competition against Scotland at Castle Park.

Gemma Rowland (with ball) in Wales kit in Women's World Cup play-off match
Captain Gemma Rowland (right) in action for Wales in 2017 (Picture: PA).

Meanwhile, Army referee Captain Nikki O'Donnell will take charge of two matches in the competition.

Cpt O'Donnell has been appointed as referee for France v Wales and Scotland v Italy 17 on April.

Cover image: Amy Cokayne scoring for England in the 2017 Six Nations (Picture: PA).