Teams confirmed for France v England

France coach Bobbie Goulding and England coach Steve McNamara have named the following line-ups for tomorrow’s Rugby League International in Avignon:


1 – Cyril Stacul (Catalan Dragons)

2 – Frederic Vaccari (Catalan Dragons)

3 – Jean-Philippe Baile (Catalan Dragons)

4 – Mathias Pala (Catalan Dragons)

5 – Vincent Duport (Catalan Dragons)

6 – Thomas Bosc (Catalan Dragons)

7 – Dane Chisholm (Melbourne Storm)

8 – David Ferriol (Catalan Dragons)

9 – Gregory Mounis (Catalan Dragons)

10 – Remi Casty (Catalan Dragons)

11 – Olivier Elima (Bradford Bulls)

12 – Cyrille Gossard (Catalan Dragons)

13 –  Jason Baitieri (Catalan Dragons)


14 – Eloi Pelissier (Catalan Dragons)

15 – Jamal Fakir (Catalan Dragons)

16 – Michael Simon (Catalan Dragons)

17 – Sebastien Raguin (Catalan Dragons)


1 – Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors, Wigan St Pats)

2 – Ryan Hall   (Leeds Rhinos, Oulton)

3 – Jack Reed (Brisbane Broncos, South Logan Magpies)

4 – Kirk Yeaman (Hull FC, Myton Warriors)

5 – Tom Briscoe (Hull FC, Featherstone Lions)

6 – Kevin Sinfield (Leeds Rhinos, Waterhead)

7 – Rangi Chase (Castleford Tigers, Dannevirke Tigers)

8 – Jamie Peacock (Leeds Rhinos, Stanningley)

9 – James Roby (St Helens, Blackbrook)

10 – James Graham (St Helens, Blackbrook)

11 – Gareth Ellis (Wests Tigers, Lock Lane)

12 – Ben Westwood (Warrington Wolves, Normanton)

13 – Chris Heighington (Wests Tigers, Umina Bunnies)


14 – Gareth Widdop (Melbourne Storm, King Cross)

15 – Adrian Morley (Warrington Wolves, Eccles)

16 – Jamie Jones-Buchanan (Leeds Rhinos, Stanningley)

17 – Jon Wilkin (St Helens, East Hull)

The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 1 from 7.30pm tomorrow.


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As Australia and New Zealand prepare to do battle at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, on Friday October 28, 24 hours before England meet Wales at Leigh Sports Village, supporters have the opportunity to get 12 months of broadband from just £3.24 a month – half Plusnet’s usual price.

In addition Plusnet, who were named winners of the uSwitch 2011 Best Customer Service Award and recently gained official product recommendation from Which?, will enter every new Rugby League customer into a prize draw to win signed Four Nations merchandise.

The offer is in conjunction with Plusnet line rental which is just £11.99 a month. Further details can be found at

The RFL has experienced strong demands for tickets for the 2011 Gillette Four Nations and fans are urged to move quickly to secure their tickets to see some historic action.

The tournament kicks off on Friday week at Warrington with Australia v New Zealand (8.00pm) before moving on to Leigh Sports Village the following day, Saturday October 29, for England v Wales (2.30pm).

The tournament heads to Wembley Stadium on Saturday November 5 when Wales face New Zealand at 1.00pm before England clash with Australia at 3.30pm. Tickets for the Wembley double header cost from £25 adults and £10 concessions. A family ticket giving admission to two adults and two children costs just £55.

England’s remaining group game against New Zealand will be played at the KC Stadium in Hull on Saturday November 12 (6.00pm) and tickets are priced from £20 adult and £10 concession.

Wales will play Australia in their final group fixture at The Racecourse Ground in Wrexham on Sunday November 13 and fans will be able to attend the game for £10 adult and £5 concessions.

The 2011 Gillette Four Nations final will be played at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday November 19 (6.00pm) and tickets are priced from £20 Adult and £10 concession.

Tickets for the 2011 Gillette Four Nations can be purchased by calling 0844 856 1113 or by visiting

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