McClennan picks Exiles side


Exiles coach Brian McClennan has announced his side for tomorrow’s eagerly-anticipated International Origin Match.

Six Super League players are set to make their Exiles debuts against England at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington.

Hull Kingston Rovers duo Michael Dobson and Travis Burns will make their debuts at half-back, with Robins team-mate Mickey Paea making his from the bench. Also making their Exiles bow are Catalan DragonsZeb Taia, Harrison Hansen of Wigan Warriors and London BroncosChris Bailey.

St Helens’ Sia Soliola will become the only player to have played in every match between the two sides as he has again been selected for the Exiles.

The Exiles team:

1 Brett Hodgson (Warrington Wolves, Australia, Captain),

2 Joel Monaghan (Warrington Wolves, Australia)

3 Steve Menzies (Catalans Dragons, Australia),

4 Joel Moon (Leeds Rhinos, Australia)

5 Pat Richards (Wigan Warriors, Ireland)

6 Travis Burns (Hull Kingston Rovers, Australia)

7 Michael Dobson (Hull Kingston Rovers, Australia)

8 Kylie Leuluai (Leeds Rhinos, Samoa)

9 Heath L’Estrange (Bradford Bulls, Australia)

10 Tony Puletua (St Helens, Samoa)

11 Sia Soliola (St Helens, Samoa)

12 Trent Waterhouse (Warrington Wolves, Australia)

13 Harrison Hansen (Wigan Warriors, Samoa),


14 Lance Hohaia (St Helens, New Zealand)

15 Mickey Paea (Hull Kingston Rovers, Tonga)

16 Zeb Taia (Catalan Dragons, Cook Islands)

17 Chris Bailey (London Broncos, Australia)