England Academy squad announcement

Date published: Thursday, June 7, 2012

FORMER Saddleworth Rangers youngster Josh Johnson, now with Huddersfield Giants, is named in an 18-man England Academy squad to take on France at Odsal Stadium on Friday, June 15 (6.30pm).

The Academy side go up against France as part of a double-header which will also see the England Women team in action against their French counterparts (4.30pm).


England Academy tour Australia this summer.


The squad to play France is:


Connor Farrell (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)
Dominic Speakman (St Helens, Halton Hornets)
George Williams (Wigan Warriors, Ince Rose Bridge)
James Saltonstall (Warrington Wolves, Siddal)
Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors, Ince Rose Bridge)
John Bateman (Bradford Bulls, Dudley Hill)
Jonathan Ford (Salford City Reds, Blackbrook Royals)
Jordan Baldwinson (Leeds Rhinos, Hunslet Warriors)
Jordan Harper (Leeds Rhinos, Normanton Knights)
Josh Johnson (Huddersfield Giants, Saddleworth)
Lewis Tierney (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)
Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos, Hunslet Warriors)
Luke Thompson (St Helens, Pilkington Recs)
Mark Percival (St Helens, Halton Hornets)
Rob Mulhern (Leeds Rhinos, Normanton Knights)
Ryan Hampshire (Wigan Warriors, Normanton Knights)
Ryan Sutton (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)
Tom Gilmore (Widnes Vikings, Halton Hornets)

Tickets for the England Academy v France (6.30pm) and England Women v France (4.30pm) double-header at Odsal Stadium on Friday June 15, cost just £3 and can be purchased on the gate.