England squad to play France

Date published: Friday, October 23, 2015

ENGLAND have named a 19-man squad for this Saturday’s international against France at Leigh Sports Village (2.00pm).

It includes four uncapped players, including Wigan Warriors trio John Bateman, Joe Burgess and George Williams.

Mike Cooper, of St George Illawarra, could also be in line for his international debut.

Full-back Sam Tomkins misses the game after failing to fully recover from a knee injury, but he is expected to be fit for the first of three internationals against New Zealand at Hull’s KC Stadium on Sunday, November 1.


Bateman (Wigan), J Burgess (Wigan),T Burgess (South Sydney), Cooper (St George Illawarra), Cudjoe (Huddersfield),

Farrell (Wigan), Ferres (Huddersfield), Graham (Canterbury Bankstown), (Leeds),Hardaker (Leeds), Hill (Warrington),

Hodgson (Canberra), O’Loughlin, capt,(Wigan), Roby (St Helens), Watkins (Leeds), Westwood (Warrington),

Whitehead (Catalans), Widdop (St George Illawarra), Williams (Wigan).

Tickets cost from as little as £10 for adults, £5 for concessions and £22.50 for a family ticket. Visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or call the Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113.

The three-game series against New Zealand starts at the KC Stadium, Hull on Sunday November 1 (5.00pm) moving on to The Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on Saturday November 7 (2.30pm). The series concludes at the DW Stadium, Wigan on Saturday November 14 (1.00pm).

Tickets to the three-game New Zealand series cost from £22 for adults and £10 for concessions per game.  A three-match package costing just £45 for adults and £22.50 for concessions is also available.

To purchase tickets please visit www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or call the Rugby League Ticket Hotline on 0844 856 1113.