Wear The Rose: An England Rugby Dream airs on ITV ahead of the World Cup

How to watch the Red Roses documentary

The Red Roses head into this year’s Rugby World Cup as huge favourites, but how have they prepared for the tournament and how are they coping with the pressure?

A new documentary provides a fascinating insight into the England women’s team as a camera crew was embedded with the squad for their build-up to the tournament, which kicks off in New Zealand this weekend.

Wear The Rose: An England Rugby Dream airs on ITV this week and takes you behind the scenes with the Red Roses. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect…

The Red Roses recently set a new record for the longest winning streak in international rugby (men’s or women’s) of 25 consecutive Test victories and go into the World Cup ranked as the best women’s team on the planet.

This two-part documentary, co-funded by O2 and the RFU, not only provides a look at the gruelling training sessions the team have gone through and the coaches’ selection process but gives viewers a chance to get to know the characters in the squad.

“We’re really proud to share our story in what is a huge year for women’s rugby,” said Red Roses captain Sarah Hunter.

“These documentaries are so important in today’s world and give real insight for fans and potential fans of the future.

“While this documentary focuses on the team’s journey to New Zealand, we hope it inspires people to support us and for youngsters and people of all ages to get involved in the game.”

How to watch the Red Roses documentary

The Red Roses documentary, Wear The Rose: An England Rugby Dream, airs on ITV this week.

The two episodes will be broadcast on consecutive nights on ITV or you can catch up on ITV Hub at a time that suits you.

Monday 3 October, Wear The Rose, Part One, 10.50pm, ITV

Tuesday 4 October, Wear The Rose, Part Two, 10.50pm, ITV

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