Five Wigan youngsters named in England Youth squad for France tour

Drew Darbyshire

England Youth coach Danny Wilson has named five Wigan players in his 22-man squad to take on France in a two-match Test series next month.

Wigan Warriors starlets Dean Beddall, Umyla Hanley, Ellis Longstaff, Harry Rushton and Brad O’Neill have all been selected in the squad.

Warrington Wolves have four players included and Bradford Bulls have three inclusions.

Castleford Tigers, Leeds Rhinos and City of Hull Academy each have two representatives in the squad, with one player from Wakefield Trinity, Huddersfield Giants, Newcastle Thunder and St Helens selected.

England Youth will tour France from July 9 to July 17. They will face France on Friday, July 13 and Monday, July 16 in Le Barcarès, Perpignan.

England Youth 22-man squad (club, community club):

Dean Beddall (Wigan Warriors, Crosfields)

Kieran Brinning (Bradford Bulls, West Bowling)

Morgan Burgess (Warrington Wolves, Barrow Island)

Nathan Carter (Castleford Tigers, Kippax Welfare)

Nathan Clemmitt (Newcastle Thunder, Cramlington Rockets)

Lewis Dodd (St Helens, Halton Farnworth Hornets)

Daniel Edwards (Bradford Bulls, Hunslet Warriors)

Jude Ferreira (City of Hull Academy, West Hull)

Jacob Gannon (Leeds Rhinos, Siddal)

David Gibbons (Huddersfield Giants, East Leeds)

Brad Graham (Castleford Tigers, Oulton Raiders)

Corey Hall (Wakefield Trinity, Sheffield Hawks)

Umlya Hanley (Wigan Warriors, Shevington Sharks)

Ellis Longstaff (Wigan Warriors, Kippax Welfare)

Ben McNamara (City of Hull Academy, Skirlaugh)

Brad O’Neill (Wigan Warriors, Halton Farnworth Hornets)

George Roby (Warrington Wolves, Crosfields)

Harry Rushton (Wigan Warriors, Shevington Sharks)

Harry Shackleton (Bradford Bulls, Hunslet Warriors)

Josh Thewlis (Warrington Wolves, Waterhead Warriors)

Liam Tindall (Leeds Rhinos, East Leeds)

Connor Wrench (Warrington Wolves, Crosfields)