UCLan's Jennie Pendlebury has been selected to represent the England Women's Student Rugby League team.
Jennie's inclusion represents the first step on the ladder to gaining full representative honours with the England Women's Team.
The 25 player squad will now get their preparations underway with a number of training sessions prior ahead of the RFL Associations Cup during May-July.
The tournament features four teams including the Great Britain Teachers, the Combined Services and the England Lionesses.
Jennie said: "It was such a proud moment when I received the email as there were a lot of girls down for the trails.
"I've played rugby for a long time and it's a big passion of mine. I hope that getting onto the squad getting will help me progress further in the game."