Have your say: How should the Great Britain squad be selected?

The Great Britain tour has recently been confirmed, and we want to know how you think the squad should be selected.

The Lions will place Test matches against New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Tonga this autumn.

Great Britain will face Tonga on Saturday, October 26 – two weeks after the Super League Grand Final – at the 25,000-capacity Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, south of Auckland.

Then on Saturday, November 2 – Wayne Bennett’s tourists will play the first of two Tests against the Kiwis at Eden Park.

The GB squad will then travel down to New Zealand’s South Island for the second Test against New Zealand on November 9 in Christchurch.

The tour will conclude on November 26 when the Lions face the Kumuls in Port Moresby. It will be the first time a GB team have played in Papua New Guinea since 1996, and the first time in Port Moresby since 1990.

There has already been debate as to how the criteria should be for Great Britain selection.

A lot of people think it should be based on purely merit, with the likelihood being that it will be full of England players.

While others believe it should include players from all countries, so it would be a include mixture of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales players.

Could it work if there was a minimum of four players who has represented each country? E.g. Micky McIlorum, Tyrone McCarthy, Kyle Amor and Scott Grix could be selected as Ireland’s representatives.

Regan Grace, Ben Flower, Gil Dudson and Tyson Frizell could be Wales representatives. Scotland’s representatives could be Lachlan Coote, Kane Linnett, Danny Brough and Luke Douglas.

We want to know what you think…


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