Former Shebbear College head girl Clara Nielson has won and England U20s rugby cap.

Clara learned her rugby at Shebbear, which she attended for eight years, and was head girl in 2010-2011.

Her rugby career has flourished since taking up a place at Exeter University.

After being involved with the England U18 and U20 squads for several years, she won her first cap when she played the second half for the England U20 team against France at Esher.