She joined the England team in 1980 as a reserve goalie to Pauline Gibbon, and became actual goalie when Gibbon called it a day in 1985. She played for her county. Suffolk, and her hobby is tenpin bowling. She was/is also a teacher at Harwich secondary school teaching 11 to 18 year old students (mainly girls due to school policy) in PE. She has recently retired from the Harwich secondary school.