Wales Dragonhearts to tour Germany

The Welsh national community side, the Dragonhearts, will be visiting Germany for a tour this year, it has been confirmed.

Prior to visiting Germany, the Dragonhearts will play against a West of England Select on either Septmeber 25 or October 2.

After that, they will play the British Army Germany on October 19, before their ‘Test’ Match against the German national team on October 22.

Wales Rugby League chairman Brian Juliff hopes tha the tour will provide the Welsh players with good experience.

“I’m very excited about the best of our community players travelling to Germany for our first real tour at this level,” he said.

“Whilst a developing rugby league nation like ourselves, Germany have produced some good players like the Keinhorst brothers, and are sure to give us a game, and stay, to remember.”

To be eligible, players must have represented East or West Wales in the 2016 Origin Series and not played any professional games during 2016.

The training squad will be announced on Thursday September 15.

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