Steve McNamara adds to his England train-on squad

Date published: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

England coach Steve McNamara has added three more players to the train-on squad that is preparing for the Gillette Four Nations following Hull FC’s and Hull KR’s elimination from the Engage Super League play-offs.
Hull winger Tom Briscoe and his team-mate Kirk Yeaman have been added to the squad alongside Rovers’ centre Kris Welham.
The England fall-out squad in full is as follows:
Tom Briscoe (Hull FC)
Chris Heighington (Wests Tigers)
Jack Reed (Brisbane Broncos)
Kris Welham (Hull KR)
Kirk Yeaman (Hull FC)
Further players will be added to England’s train-on squad as teams are eliminated from the Engage Super League play-offs.
Meanwhile, the England Knights have added 11 players to their train-on squad as they begin preparations ahead of their two matches against France and Samoa next month.
Joe Arundel (Castleford Tigers)
Jodie Broughton (Salford City Reds)
Jordan Cox (Hull KR)
James Donaldson (Bradford Bulls)
Luke Gale (Harlequins RL)
Danny Houghton (Hull FC)
Stefan Ratchford (Salford City Reds)
Matty Smith (Salford City Reds)
Scott Taylor (Hull KR)
Liam Watts (Hull KR)
Joe Westerman (Hull FC)
Further players will be included over the next two weeks.
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