2018 Test: New Zealand vs England

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    England Squad announced for the June 23 Test in Denver

    John Bateman
    George Burgess
    Sam Burgess
    Thomas Burgess
    Jake Connor
    James Graham
    Ryan Hall
    Chris Hill
    Jonny Lomax
    Tommy Makinson
    Jermaine McGillvary
    Sean O’Loughlin
    Mark Percival
    Stefan Ratchford
    James Roby
    Luke Thompson
    Gareth Widdop
    George Williams
    Elliott Whitehead


    https://www.nrl.com/news/2018/06/11...-england-squad-to-play-new-zealand-in-denver/
     
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    Jaybro Keith Beauchamp

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    Kiwis also rocked by Defections and injuries to go with the retirements

    Hard to find a solid 17 players

    RTS
    DWZ
    Whare
    Hiku
    Isaako
    Nikorima
    SJ
    Taupau
    Luke
    NAS
    Proctor
    Harris
    Blair

    TMM
    JFH
    Tapine
    JWH

    Decent but no way they beat Australia, might beat England
     
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    From the DT

    NEW Zealand have suffered a major blow on the eve of the historic Denver Test match against England, with a number of key players ruled unavailable for the clash.

    The New Zealand Herald are reporting that halfback Shaun Johnson, fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, second-rower Tohu Harris and outside back Gerard Beale will all miss the inaugural clash in the US for varying reasons.

    It is believed that Johnson and Beale will bypass the clash due to recently returning from injuries, while Harris and Tuivasa-Sheck are said to be placing club before country.

    More to come...


    https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/s...h/news-story/cea8d7cb17e04908d8aeec8f26209c8e
     
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    George Burgess has picked up an injury and will be unable to travel to Denver with the England squad when they take on New Zealand on Saturday, June 23.

    Experienced Hull FC prop Scott Taylor has been called up as a replacement for Burgess and will fly out with the squad


    https://www.nrl.com/news/2018/04/24/nrl-casualty-ward-and-late-mail/
     
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    Joshhh OnARampageFuelledByGod

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    Geez NZ aren't in a good way, so many guys missing already & 4 fit players just straight up pulling out today.
     
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    Can't understand not wanting to play for your country, isn't that the ultimate aim for players and with that comes the bonuses such as greater income, something wrong in camp NZ?
     
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    I think it’s the fact it’s mid year and the test is in the states
     
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    Late Mail

    England v New Zealand, Saturday 2pm (Sunday 6am AEST) at Mile High Stadium, Denver

    England: George Burgess has not travelled with the squad to Denver despite confusion over the weekend about whether he would play. England have lost halfback George Williams after he was ruled out with a knee injury suffered in Wigan's defeat of Hull FC last Saturday. Williams still travelled to Denver in the hope of being fit, but was ruled out by England's medical staff. His absence means England coach Wayne Bennett will almost certainly start with St George Illawarra five-eighth Gareth Widdop and St Helens utility Jonny Lomax as his halves, with Warrington's Stefan Ratchford at fullback.

    New Zealand: The Kiwis had their first training session under new coach Michael Maguire at the University of Denver on Tuesday afternoon.


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    KIWI TEAM

    1. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
    2. Jamayne Isaako
    3. Esan Marsters
    4. Peta Hiku
    5. Ken Maumalo
    6. Te Maire Martin
    7. Kodi Nikorima
    8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    9. Issac Luke
    10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona
    15. Raymond Faitala-Mariner
    12. Joseph Tapine
    13. Martin Taupau

    11. James Fisher-Harris
    14. Slade Griffin
    16. Herman Ese’ese
    17. Leeson Ah Mau

    18. Jordan Kahu
    19. Isaac Liu

    ENGLAND TEAM

    1. Stefan Ratchford
    2. Jermaine McGillvary
    3. John Bateman
    4. Tommy Makinson
    5. Ryan Hall
    6. Jonny Lomax
    7. Gareth Widdop
    8. James Graham
    9. James Roby
    10. Tom Burgess
    11. Elliott Whitehead
    12. Sam Burgess
    13. Sean O’Loughlin (c)

    14. Scott Taylor
    15. Chris Hill
    16. Jake Connor
    17. Mark Percival


    https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/s...m/news-story/f29c47fc665c9f64cc8e0f916f638bf5
     

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