Burford first picked up a ball when six and was in the same team as her mother, Renata, and her sister, Louise, for a season at Medway RFC, where Rachael spent the first 10 years of her career.
Chatham-born Burford also played in the 2006 15-a-side World Cup, the 2010 tournament in England, started the 2014 final and became England’s Player of the Year.
A talented sevens player, Rachael took part in the 2009 and 2013 Sevens World Cups.
She heads into the 2017 Women's World Cup with 67 Test caps worth of experience.
(LS July 11, 2017)
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