Williams back from ban for England’s final Tonga Test-ZoomTech News


George Williams succeeded former Wigan team-mate Sam Tomkins as England captain
Venue: Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds Date: Saturday, 4 November Kick-off: 14:30 GMT
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England captain George Williams returns for the ultimate Take a look at of the collection in opposition to Tonga on Saturday after serving a two-game suspension.

The Warrington Wolves half-back replaces Mikey Lewis, who was named participant of the match within the first Take a look at, within the 19-player squad.

Head coach Shaun Wane has made a lot of modifications to his aspect with England main the collection 2-0.

Warrington’s Ben Currie is ready for his first look of the collection.

Prop Tyler Dupree additionally comes into the squad after making his worldwide debut in April in opposition to France.

“It is nice to have the ability to welcome George again into the fold as England captain. Mikey [Lewis] has been good within the opening two video games, however I had all the time stated George would come again in as soon as his suspension was served,” Wane stated.

“I am actually assured that the squad I’ve chosen can get the job finished and end the collection in fashion in entrance of a packed home in Leeds.”

Williams’ ban stemmed from a shoulder cost throughout Warrington’s Betfred Tremendous League play-off defeat by St Helens.

Robbie Mulhern is ready to make his first look for England since 2018 after successful this yr’s Problem Cup with Leigh Leopards.

Regardless of England holding an unassailable lead within the three-game collection, Wane stated his aspect are “obsessed” with claiming a 3-0 collection clear sweep.

Morgan Smithies and Warrington’s Josh Thewlis, who have been each known as up earlier within the week, are included within the 19-man squad.

Smithies this week left Wigan Warriors to hitch NRL aspect Canberra Raiders.

“I am actually happy to have the ability to give everybody who was named in my unique squad the chance to function on this collection,” Wane stated.

“Robbie, Tyler and Ben have all had spectacular seasons at membership stage and deserve their call-up into the aspect for this closing recreation in opposition to Tonga.”

Accidents have dominated out Sydney Roosters’ Victor Radley, centre Toby King and winger Tommy Makinson.

England squad: Matty Ashton (Warrington Wolves), John Bateman (Wests Tigers), Tom Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Daryl Clark, Ben Currie (each Warrington Wolves), Tyler Dupree (Wigan Warriors), Chris Hill (Huddersfield Giants), Tom Johnstone (Catalans Dragons), Matty Lees (St Helens), Mike McMeeken (Catalans Dragons), Robbie Mulhern (Leigh Leopards), Harry Newman (Leeds Rhinos), Harry Smith (Wigan Warriors), Morgan Smithies (Canberra Raiders), Josh Thewlis, Danny Walker (each Warrington Wolves), Jack Welsby (St Helens), Elliott Whitehead (Canberra Raiders), George Williams (Warrington Wolves).


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