Heather Fisher

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Heather Fisher
Heather Fisher 2015-06-21.jpg
Date of birth (1984-06-13) 13 June 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009 England 22 ()
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
Medal record
Women's rugby sevens
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Gold Coast Team

Heather Margaret Fisher (born 13 June 1984) is an English female rugby union and rugby sevens player. She represented England at the 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup.[1] She was also named in the squad to the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup.[2]

Fisher made her international rugby debut in 2009 after a stint in bobsledding.[3] She represented Team GB in rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4] Great Britain lost the rugby sevens bronze medal match to Canada.[5]

She has severe alopecia.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BSkyB Ltd. "Heather Fisher". Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ intheloose.com (10 July 2014). "Street Names England Women's Rugby World Cup Squad". Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Aimee Lewis (BBC Sport) (4 February 2010). "England flanker Heather Fisher swaps sleds for scrums". Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fisher, Heather". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 
  5. ^ Tweedale, Alistair; Cary, Tom; Yorke, Harry (8 August 2016). "Team GB denied Rugby Sevens bronze medal by Canada as Australia beat New Zealand to take gold in the final". The Telegraph. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Heather Fisher". England Rugby. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 

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