Shaun Kenny-Dowall has been named as the captain for Combined Nations All Stars ahead of their clash against England.
Ellery Hanley’s side face Shaun Wane’s England next weekend in a mid-season international test as preparations for the Rugby League World Cup.
Hull KR skipper and former New Zealand international Kenny-Dowall will lead the side next Saturday at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall ‘buzzing’ to lead All Stars
“I’m buzzing,” said Kenny-Dowall.
“It’s going to be a massive honour and privilege to go in there this week and represent my club and the boys. I’m looking forward to getting into camp, meeting all the boys and having a great week.
“I’m very grateful and blessed for Ellery giving me the opportunity to come into camp and lead the boys out. I’m just over the moon to be a part of this and test myself against great players.”
England versus the Combined Nations All Stars is part of an international double-header also featuring England Women versus France.
Combined Nations All Stars squad
Hanley named a 29-man squad earlier in April for their clash against England. Hull full-back Jake Connor had been named, but has been ruled out through injury.
- Jake Connor (Hull FC, Trinidad)
- Kenny Edwards (Castleford Tigers, New Zealand)
- Jai Field (Wigan Warriors, Australia)
- David Fifita (Wakefield Trinity, Tonga)
- Ben Garcia (Catalans Dragons, France)
- Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity, Scotland/Germany)
- Sam Kasiano (Catalans Dragons, Samoa)
- Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Hull KR, New Zealand)
- Tim Lafai (Salford Red Devils, Samoa)
- Samisoni Langi (Catalans Dragons, Tonga)
- Ricky Leutele (Huddersfield Giants, Samoa)
- Danny Levi (Huddersfield Giants, Samoa)
- Kane Linnett (Hull KR, Scotland)
- Mason Lino (Wakefield Trinity, Samoa)
- Tui Lolohea (Huddersfield Giants, Tonga)
- Joe Lovodua (Hull FC, Fiji)
- Jake Mamo (Castleford Tigers, Australia)
- Rhys Martin (Leeds Rhinos, Papua New Guinea)
- Peter Mata’utia (Warrington Wolves, Samoa)
- Manu Ma’u (Hull FC, Tonga)
- Mitchell Pearce (Catalans Dragons, Australia)
- Matt Prior (Leeds Rhinos, Australia)
- Ligi Sao (Hull FC, Samoa)
- Chris Satae (Hull FC, Tonga)
- Ken Sio (Salford Red Devils, Samoa)
- Kelepi Tanginoa (Wakefield Trinity, Tonga)
- Zane Tetevano (Leeds Rhinos, Cook Islands / New Zealand)
- Carlos Tuimavave (Hull FC, Samoa)
- Luke Yates (Huddersfield Giants, Australia)
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