Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

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Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by greeneyed » October 7, 2019, 3:31 pm

Canberra Raiders Ryan Sutton and Elliott Whitehead and new Green Machine recruit George Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Canberra Raiders forwards Ryan Sutton and Elliott Whitehead and new recruit George Williams have been named for the England World Cup Nines squad. The World Nines will be played at Western Sydney Stadium on 18 and 19 October.

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James Graham (St George Illawarra) (captain)
Tom Burgess (South Sydney)
Daryl Clark (Warrington)
Jake Connor (Hull FC)
Ryan Hall (Sydney Roosters)
Ash Handley (Leeds)
Jack Hughes (Warrington)
Reece Lyne (Wakefield)
Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield)
Ryan Sutton (Canberra)
Sam Tomkins (Catalans)
Jake Trueman (Castleford)
Liam Watts (Castleford)
Elliott Whitehead (Canberra)
Gareth Widdop (St George Illawarra)
George Williams (Wigan)

Read more: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/10/07/gra ... nes-squad/

'Tired' John Bateman ready to back up for Lions Tests: https://www.nrl.com/news/2019/10/07/gra ... nes-squad/
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Re: Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by edwahu » October 7, 2019, 3:34 pm

You'd think Whitehead might get a rest.

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Re: Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by greeneyed » October 7, 2019, 3:48 pm

edwahu wrote:
October 7, 2019, 3:34 pm
You'd think Whitehead might get a rest.
Tend to agree, given the Lions campaign coming.
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Re: Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by zim » October 8, 2019, 10:50 am

James Graham for a 9s team is an interesting choice.

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Re: Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by Makaveli » October 8, 2019, 1:45 pm

I thought the same, but he's mobile enough, has good ticker and a passing game

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Re: Sutton, Whitehead and Williams named for England World Cup Nines

Post by MrPosh » October 9, 2019, 6:08 am

edwahu wrote:
October 7, 2019, 3:34 pm
You'd think Whitehead might get a rest.
I think he lives in Aus all year round, so it's an easier trip for him than most.

I doubt Bateman is tired, as such, but he'll want some time back in Bradford.

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