Where did your passion for sport come from?
I think from a young age it was all I wanted to do. I had an older brother and I always used to play in the garden with him. My family were quite sporty so I didn’t really have a choice!
What is your greatest playing moment?
I won the player of the series against India in 2012
What motivates you to get up and train on cold wet mornings?
I am doing something I love. The training is part of the ‘1%ers’ that makes you better than your opposition… making it all totally worthwhile!
When did you first put in extra training – what made you?
I got dropped from the academy in 2011. Afterwards I thought, “right if I really want this I need to knuckle down”. I was rewarded a few months later with an England call up.
If you didn't play top level Cricket, what would you do instead?
I’d run my own nutrition company!
Who are your sporting idols? – why?
As I grew up I used to love Allan Donald because he bowled quickly and I loved his attitude. As a young girl I always looked up to Charlotte Edwards – its brilliant because now she is my captain.
What is the toughest thing about playing international level sport?
I think with international sport comes pressure. Especially if you’re not winning games and its trying to turn that around that is tough.
What is the best thing about playing international level sport?
Travelling the to different countries, playing the sport you love with you best mates. I also love competing against the very best in the world.
What do you do to relax after a tough game?
If we are abroad with the girls, we take the xbox and we have a big fifa compeition!
What would you like to achieve with Lacrosse in the future?
I would love to say I have won a World Cup! There is one in England in 2017 so thats the focus!