Young Lions
announce training squad

The BARLA Great Britain Young Lions have named a 30-man training squad for their game against the touring Australian Institute of Sport side.

Young Lions Manager Joe Elliott said, "We have named a large training squad that will be put through their paces by the new coaching team of Carl Briscoe and Steve Hunt. Within the next two weeks the squad will be reduced to 18 and the final 17 will be selected from that."

He added, "We are looking forward to the game against the Australian Institute. I am sure that as with all Australian teams they will be tough side to play against and a great game is in prospect."

The tourists arrive in the country on Sunday 23rd November and are due to play games against the BARLA Great Britain Young Lions, St Helens U18s and contest a two match Test series against the England U17 side.

BARLA Great Britain Young Lions:

Richard Brown (Norland) Craig Cawthrey (Stanley Rangers) Ryan Collins (Waterhead) Lee Cosgrove (East Leeds) Paul Crook (Blackbrook) Scott Farmer (Kells) Matthew Foley (Blackbrook) Darren Forshaw (Blackbrook) Ben Gilbert (Shaw Cross) David Green (Hensingham) Ian Gwilliam (Blackbrook) Chris Hepworth (Waterhead) Adam Higson (Leigh Miners) Anthony Irvine (Parkside Golbourne) Kevin King (Stanley Rangers) Mark Leyden (Waterhead) Scott Lofthouse (Kells) Graeme Mattinson (Wath Brow) Michael Munroe (Waterhead) Liam Morley (Thornhill) Tim Norfolk (East Leeds) Sean O'Neil (Wigan St Patricks) John Rourke (Shaw Cross) Martin Ridyard (Leigh Miners) Alex Rowe (London Broncos) Shaun Selby (Wigan St Patricks) Leighton Smith (Widnes St Maries) Chris Tyrer (Blackbrook) Ben Watkin (East Leeds) Rob Worrincy (Milford)

Joe Elliott (Manager) Carl Briscoe (Coach) Steve Hunt (Assistant Coach)

Tour Fixtures:

Thursday 27th November v BARLA Great Britain Young Lions at Robin Park Arena, Wigan Kick Off: 7.30pm Sunday 30th November v St. Helens U18 at TBA Kick Off: 3.00pm Test 1 Friday 5th December v England U17 at TBA Kick Off: TBA Test 2 Wednesday 10th November v England U17 at TBA Kick Off: TBA