4 hours ago
captain Kangaroos against the French
Gower will take over from Darren Lockyer as five-eighth and captain after Lockyer broke a bone in his foot at training yesterday. Coach Wayne Bennett won't finalise his team until tomorrow, with Sydney Roosters utility Craig Wing tipped to start at hooker after linking with the Kangaroos following the injuries to Lockyer and back rower Nathan Hindmarsh.
Wing is expected to arrive in Perpignan tomorrow from Sydney after getting his call-up for national duty.