17th November 2011
England name 21-man squad to face Australia
England have named a 21-man squad for this Saturday’s Gillette Four Nations final against Australia at Elland Road, Leeds, kick off 6.00pm.
England coach Steve McNamara has kept faith with the same 17 that defeated New Zealand 28-6 at the KC Stadium last week.
Wests Tigers forward Gareth Ellis has fully recovered from a back injury that kept him out of last week’s victory against the Kiwis to take his place in the squad. He is joined by a trio of Leeds Rhinos players - Carl Ablett, Ryan Bailey and Danny McGuire, who have all been added to the squad.
The England squad to face Australia at Elland Road on Saturday November 19, kick off 6.00pm (local time) is as follows (professional club and community club in brackets):
Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)
Ryan Hall (Leeds Rhinos, Oulton Raiders)
Jack Reed (Brisbane Broncos, South Logan Magpies)
Kirk Yeaman (Hull FC, Myton Warriors)
Tom Briscoe (Hull FC, Featherstone Lions)
Kevin Sinfield (Leeds Rhinos, Waterhead)
Rangi Chase (Castleford Tigers, Dannevirke Tigers)
Danny McGuire (Leeds Rhinos, East Leeds)
Gareth Widdop (Melbourne Storm, King Cross)
James Graham (St Helens, Blackbrook)
Garreth Carvell (Warrington Wolves, Stanningley)
James Roby (St Helens, Blackbrook)
Jamie Peacock © (Leeds Rhinos, Stanningley)
Adrian Morley (Warrington Wolves, Eccles)
Ryan Bailey (Leeds Rhinos, Milford)
Jon Wilkin (St Helens, East Hull)
Ben Westwood (Warrington Wolves, Normanton)
Gareth Ellis (Wests Tigers, Lock Lane)
Chris Heighington (Wests Tigers, Umina Bunnies)
Jamie Jones-Buchanan (Leeds Rhinos, Stanningley)
Carl Ablett (Leeds Rhinos, Hunslet Parkside)
First Bus is running shuttle buses to the Gillette Four Nations England v Australia Rugby League final at Elland Road on Saturday 19 November 2011.
A frequent service (service R2) will start at 4pm from Sovereign Street to Elland Road, with return buses from Elland Road around 7.20pm. The cost is £2.50 return