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Jamaica announce squad for England Knights conflict

Jamaica director of rugby and senior head coach Romeo Monteith and lead coach Jermaine Coleman have named their 21-man squad for Friday’s consultant conflict with England Knights at Castleford’s Mend-A-Hose Jungle (kick off 7.45pm). The match can be being performed for Reggae Warrior and Tiger Jordan Turner’s testimonial (pictured).

Turner is one in all three Tremendous League gamers named, the others Huddersfield duo Ashton Golding and Michael Lawrence, alongside Halifax’s James Woodburn-Corridor, who has recovered from a hamstring harm suffered within the Championship play offs.

York Metropolis Knights flier Ben Jones-Bishop is included, together with Sheffield Eagles brothers Izaak and Joel Farrell and former Jamaica home participant Abevia McDonald – who starred for Liguanea Dragons and Excelsior Neighborhood School – and now plies his commerce at London Skolars.

Monteith commented: “We wish to proceed our World Cup preparation and this recreation provides us an ideal probability to check ourselves in opposition to an excellent aspect. We are going to see some new faces and check out some new mixtures. It will likely be a troublesome conflict and hopefully will get us prepared for the next week’s full worldwide in opposition to Scotland at Featherstone.

“We’ve got a number of gamers lacking resulting from accidents picked up on the again finish of the English season and the game has but to renew on the island, however that has opened the doorways for others to make an affect. We hope the followers will come out and help Jordan, I’m sure they’ll see an thrilling recreation.”

The Reggae Warriors are at the moment ranked twentieth on the planet and defeated Canada and USA to turn out to be the primary Caribbean nation to qualify for a Rugby League World Cup.


Greg Johnson (Batley Bulldogs), Jordan Turner (Castleford Tigers), Jon Magrin, Keenen Tomlinson, (Dewsbury Rams), Danny Bravo, Ross Peltier, (Doncaster), James Woodburn-Corridor (Halifax Panthers) Ashton Golding, Michael Lawrence (Huddersfield Giants), Aaron Jones-Bishop, Jordan Andrade, Jy-mel Coleman (Hunslet Hawks), Mo Agoro, (Keighley Cougars), Jacob Ogden (London Broncos) Abevia McDonald, (London Skolars), Izaac Farrell, Joel Farrell (Sheffield Eagles), Joe Brown (Workington City), Ben Jones-Bishop (York Metropolis Knights), Christopher Ball, Kadeem Williams (Unattached)

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