England Team Vs France

Hull winger Tom Briscoe is a surprise starter in the England side to face France in the Four Nations opener in Doncaster on Friday. The 19-year-old only joined the squad on Tuesday as a late replacement for the injured Sean O’Loughlin.

Team

England team to play France: S Briscoe (Hull KR); T Briscoe (Hull), L Smith (Leeds), M Shenton (Castleford), R Hall (Leeds); D McGuire (Leeds), R Myler (Salford); A Morley (Warrington), S Moore (Huddersfield), J Peacock (Leeds, capt), G Ellis (Wests Tigers), S Burgess (Bradford), K Sinfield (Leeds).

Subs: K Eastmond (St Helens), J Roby (St Helens), J Graham (St Helens), B Westwood (Warrington).