Tomkins and Gildart included in England squad to face New Zealand

Wigan pair Sam Tomkins and Oliver Gildart have both been named in the England side to face New Zealand on Saturday.

Jake Connor will be the only Hull FC player to pull on the England jersey at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday, while former FC and Hull KR star Josh Hodgson could also feature.

Bennett has stuck with 11 of the 17 that played in England’s last Test match against New Zealand in Denver back in June.

Tom Johnstone, Reece Lyne, Adam Milner, Joe Greenwood and Stefan Ratchford will miss out on selection.

Game one of the Test series takes place at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday in Hull, 2:30pm kick-off.

England squad to face New Zealand: John Bateman, George Burgess, Tom Burgess, Daryl Clark, Jake Connor, Oliver Gildart, James Graham, Chris Hill, Josh Hodgson, Jonny Lomax, Tommy Makinson, Jermaine McGillvary, Richie Myler, Sean O’Loughlin, Mark Percival, Luke Thompson, Sam Tomkins, Elliott Whitehead, George Williams.

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