Yorkshire stars set for England debut

Betfred Super League.'Hull FC v Castleford Tigers.'Castleford's Oliver Holmes is tackled by Hull's Danny Houghton, Sika Manua and Jamie Shaul.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe'5th May 2018.
Betfred Super League.'Hull FC v Castleford Tigers.'Castleford's Oliver Holmes is tackled by Hull's Danny Houghton, Sika Manua and Jamie Shaul.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe'5th May 2018.
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Players from five Yorkshire clubs will make their England debut in Wednesday’s Test against France at Leigh.

Hull full-back Jamie Shaul, Wakefield Trinity winger Tom Johnstone and centre Reece Lyne and Castleford Tigers second-row forward Oliver Holmes have all been named in England’s starting side.

Leeds Rhinos utility-player Liam Sutcliffe and Hull KR prop Robbie Mulhern will be among the substitutes.

The other player in line for his Test debut is St Helens front-rower Luke Thompson, whoi has been included on the bench.

Rhinos half-back Richie Myler will start at stand-off, alongside Hull’s Jake Connor.

It will be Myler’s seventh cap, but his first since 2012.

The other Yorkshire-based player in the 17 is Huddersfield Giants winger Jermaine McGillvary.

England: Jamie Shaul (Hull FC), Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity), Reece Lyne (Wakefield), Mark Percival (St Helens), Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield Giants), Richie Myler (Leeds Rhinos), Jake Connor (Hull), James Graham (St George-Illawarra Dragons), Josh Hodgson (Canberra Raiders), Tom Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Oliver Holmes (Castleford Tigers), Elliott Whitehead (Canberra), George Burgess (South Sydney. Subs Adam Milner (Castleford), Luke Thompson (St Helens), Robbie Mulhern (Hull KR), Liam Sutcliffe (Leeds Rhinos).

France’s 19-man squad is: Bastien Ader, Lucas Albert, Jason Baitieri, William Barthau, Lambert Belmas, Ilias Bergal, Rhys Curran, Alrix Da Costa, Bastien Escamilla, Morgan Escare, Theo Fages, Tony Gigot, Mickael Goudemand, Benjamin Jullien, Paul Marcon, Thibault Margalet, Hakim Miloudi, Romain Navarrete, Justin Sangare.