Hock withdrawn

Date published: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

England Rugby League have issued the following statement:

“As a result of serious breaches of team discipline that have fallen below the strict code of conduct as agreed by team management, Gareth Hock has been withdrawn from the England Rugby League World Cup squad with immediate effect. He is replaced by Huddersfield Giants player Brett Ferres.

“There will be no further comment issued by England Rugby League on this matter.”