Six Wigan players have been named in England Youth’s 19-man squad to play Wales Under-16s on Saturday, September 2nd kick off 2.30pm.
Bradley O’Neill, Dean Beddall, Ellis Longstaff, Harry Rushton, Jack Bibby and Umlya Hanley have all been called up.
Picked by head coach Danny Wilson and assistant Alan Hunte, the squad will go into camp on Thursday, August 31 as they prepare to take on Wales at Cardiff Met University.
Warriors Scholarship Manager, Steve McCormack, said:
“We are immensely proud of the lads who have been selected!
“The players should be very proud. Their call-ups are also testament to all of the hard work of their schools, community clubs and the Wigan scholarship staff and volunteers.
“We look forward to seeing them develop further over the next year, both at Wigan and with England.”
England Youth 19-man squad (professional and community club in brackets):
Alex Donaghy (Newcastle Thunder, Cramlington Rockets)
Alfie Schultz (Huddersfield Giants, Skirlaugh Bulls)
Bradley O’Neill (Wigan Warriors, Halton Farnworth Hornets)
Dean Beddall (Wigan Warriors, Crosfields)
Ellis Longstaff (Wigan Warriors, Kippax Welfare)
Harry Rushton (Wigan Warriors, Shevington Sharks)
Jack Bibby (Wigan Warriors, Shevington Sharks)
Jacob Dugdale (Widnes Vikings, Wigan St Judes)
Jacob Gannon (Leeds Rhinos, Siddal)
Josh Gray (City of Hull Academy, Skirlaugh Bulls)
Jumah Sambou (St Helens, Woolston Rovers)
Lewis Delaney (Leeds Rhinos, Drighlington)
Lewis Dodd (St Helens, Halton Farnworth Hornets)
Liam Tindall (Leeds Rhinos, East Leeds)
Nathan Carter (Castleford Tigers, Kippax Welfare)
Nathan Clemmitt (Newcastle Thunder, Cramlington Rockets)
Seth Jackson (London Broncos, Rutlish Raiders)
Umlya Hanley (Wigan Warriors, Shevington Sharks)
Will Tate (City of Hull Academy, Skirlaugh Bulls)