John Bateman and Liam Farrell have both been named in Shaun Wane’s provisional 24-player squad for next Friday’s (25th June) mid-season fixture against the Combined Nations All Stars at Warrington.
England Head Coach, Wane, says: “We have a good blend of youth, versatility and experience, and I have every confidence in whoever makes the final cut. I watch every Betfred Super League game, every week, at least once, and all of these players have earned the right to play for England.”
24-player England squad:
John Bateman (Wigan Warriors), Daryl Clark, Mike Cooper, Ben Currie (all Warrington Wolves), Tom Davies (Catalans Dragons), Liam Farrell (Wigan Warriors), Luke Gale, Ash Handley (both Leeds Rhinos), Toby King (Warrington Wolves), Morgan Knowles (St Helens), Reece Lyne (Wakefield Trinity), Jonny Lomax (St Helens), Paul McShane (Castleford Tigers), Tommy Makinson (St Helens), Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants), Mikolaj Oledzki (Leeds Rhinos), Joe Philbin, Stefan Ratchford (both Warrington Wolves), Dan Sarginson (Salford Red Devils), Sam Tomkins (Catalans Dragons), Alex Walmsley (St Helens), Jake Wardle (Huddersfield Giants), Joe Westerman (Wakefield Trinity), George Williams (Free agent).