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“Role models” – Five inspiring Red Roses you need to follow on Instagram


Kabeya, formerly of Wasps, currently showcases her talents for Loughborough Lightning in the Allianz Premier 15s league. Having emerged from the pathway system, she boasts a rich history of representing England at various age-grade levels.

Her senior debut during the 2021 autumn internationals saw her making a significant impact, starting with a match against Canada and continuing with another fixture against the USA. This marked the beginning of a promising international career.

Sadia’s contributions were pivotal in England’s successful 2022 TikTok Women’s Six Nations campaign, where she showcased her skills and earned accolades as the Rugby Players’ Association Allianz Premier 15s Player of the Year in 2022.

She demonstrated her mettle on the world stage as well, being part of the squad that reached the final of the delayed 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Notably, she was awarded the Player of the Match in the opening game against Fiji.

Continuing her journey, Sadia remained a steadfast presence in the 2023 Six Nations and has recently been named in John Mitchell’s squad for the Red Roses’ 2024 campaign, underscoring her continued importance to the national team.