O’Loughlin out of Gillette Four Nations

Date published: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wigan Warriors loose forward Sean O’Loughlin has been ruled out of England’s preparations ahead of the 2011 Gillette Four Nations.
The 28-year-old, who led the Warriors to Carnegie Challenge Cup glory in 2011, will have an operation on a troublesome left hip later this week, but will be fit for the start of the Warriors pre-season training.
Meanwhile, England coach Steve McNamara and his medical team will, this week, assess medical reports of all players available for national selection from Wigan Warriors and Warrington Wolves before announcing his 24-man squad for the Gillette Four Nations on Monday October 10.
England start their Gillette Four Nations campaign on Saturday October 29 when they take on Wales at Leigh Sports Village (2.30pm) with tickets priced at just £10 adults and £5 concessions.
The tournament moves to Wembley Stadium on Saturday November 5 when Wales face New Zealand at 1.00pm before England clash with Australia at 3.30pm.
England’s remaining game against New Zealand will be played at the KC Stadium in Hull on Saturday November 12 (6.00pm) and tickets are priced from £20 adult and £10 concession.
The 2011 Gillette Four Nations final will be played at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday November 19 (6.00pm) and tickets are priced from £20 Adult and £10 concession.
Tickets for the 2011 Gillette Four Nations can be purchased by calling 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk