Wigan Warriors provide 6 players in the England U18 side to face France U18's, including Sean Gleeson who is set to make his first team debut on Monday.
The 20-man England Under 18 Academy Squad has today been announced and the squad are to begin preparations for the Academy international against France Under 18s on Sunday June 26 at Knowsley Road, St Helens RLFC (1.45pm KO).
The match is the first time that the two nations have met at this level since 1999 and will be played as a curtain-raiser to the St Helens vs Wigan Warriors Powergen Challenge Cup Quarter-Final.
The squad in alphabetical order is:
Chris Ashton (Wigan Warriors)
Andy Bracek (Warrington Wolves)
Matt Brooks (Bradford Bulls)
Paul Clough (St Helens)
Matthew Cook (Bradford Bulls)
Ashley Gibson (Leeds Rhinos) Sean Gleeson (Wigan Warriors)
Miles Greenwood (St Helens)
David Halley (Bradford Bulls)
Jamie I’Anson (Leeds Rhinos)
Matt James (Bradford Bulls) Ben Kavenagh (Wigan Warriors)
Thomas Lee (Hull FC)
Sean Lunt (Castleford Tigers)
Dominic Maloney (Castleford Tigers)
Scott Moore (St Helens) Eamon O’Carrol (Wigan Warriors)
Joel Tomkins (Wigan Warriors)
John Walker (Wigan Warriors)
Danny Williams (Leeds Rhinos)