Six Nations 2019: England CAN do the Grand Slam as Red Roses look for historic Twickenham title

KATY DALEY-MCLEAN has finally had a Grand Slam week when she hasn't had to worry about working enough hours as a school teacher to pay the mortgage.

England's centurion fly-half was one of 28 players handed life-changing professional contracts in January.

Six Nations 2019: England CAN do the Grand Slam as Red Roses look for historic Twickenham title6 Katy Daley-Mclean will look to fire England to a Six Nations Grand Slam

In less than three months, the girls are looking to repay their Twickenham paymasters with the 2019 Six Nations title.

For the first time in her career, Daley-Mclean hasn't been squeezing weights sessions and recovery in and around her old day job at a primary school.

And ahead of facing Scotland after the men's Calcutta Cup clash, she said: "To be professional now is massive.

"When you get home from camp you don't have to worry about work anymore and can relax. You don't need to cram weight sessions and recovery into your week.

Six Nations 2019: England CAN do the Grand Slam as Red Roses look for historic Twickenham title6 The Red Roses had a record crowd down in Exeter last week

"It makes things much easier off the pitch, but on it there is now more pressure as you are accountable to your bosses.

"But when you get home you can have a coffee, have time to do your laundry and not have to worry about if I have done enough teaching work to still pay the mortgage.

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