BRADFORD half Paul Deacon goes in for surgery on an injured knee, and misses his chance to make England's final World Cup squad.
SIX more players added to the English training squad, following the elimination of Bradford and Warrington from the Super League play-offs.
COACH Tony Smith follows the traditional route in naming players from eliminated clubs for a train-on squad, ahead of announcing the final 24-man England World Cup Squad on 7 October.
2007 Great Britain rep Sean O'Loughlin ruled out of contention for England's World Cup squad due to injury.
SCOTLAND announce a 40-man preliminary squad, including four players from the local Scottish Rugby League Conference division.
NEW Zealand name a 47-man preliminary squad, including two UK-based players... and Sonny Bill Williams.
FRANCE name a 40 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring 20 current Catalan Dragons players, one other Super League player and 19 players from France's domestic league.
FIJI name a 51 man preliminary World Cup Squad including 10 confirmed NRL/ESL Players, while indicating 17 locals will also trial for consideration against those named for the remaining final spots.
SAMOA name a 39 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Samoa's own domestic league.
TONGA name a 36 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Tonga's own domestic league.