Catherine has undertaken a number of different media engagements including studio pundit and commentary work for a range of broadcasters including Sky Sports and the BBC; in 2017 she commentated on the Women’s Rugby World Cup with ITV which attracted record breaking viewer figures. Catherine has written published articles for the Independent on Sunday, the Sunday Times and the Guardian and has written regular columns for the popular weekly Rugby Paper.
Catherine retired from International rugby in 2011 following a very successful career. Following her first cap in 2004 Catherine went on to win 63 caps for England, score 18 times for her country and captain the team for over 3 years. Catherine took part in 8 Six Nations competitions winning 6 of 8 and captained her team to 3 championship titles. Catherine also led her country to a European cup title, 2 Nations Cup tournament victories and led England to the World Cup final held on home soil in England in 2010. England lost narrowly to New Zealand 13 points to 10 however the home World Cup shot Women’s Rugby in to the limelight and their media presence escalated. As captain, Catherine was at the forefront of this and thrived as a leader throughout this time.