St Helens Reserves v England Universites, Sat 29th April
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Author:  England Unis RL [ Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:46 pm ]
Post subject:  St Helens Reserves v England Universites, Sat 29th April

St Helens Reserves v England Universities
Saturday 29th April, 1pm KO
Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

England Universities continue to buid for the Student World Cup in July 2017 with their second UK based friendly against St Helens Reserves. The game will be a thorough test of the student side, who defeated the Royal Air Force 26-6 earlier this month. The game kicks off at 1pm, Saturday 29th April at the Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens.

"It's exciting for the team to be playing at a Super League stadium and it will mirror some of the grounds we will be playing at when in Australia" said Colin Baker, England Universities Head Coach. "We're really grateful to St Helens for hosting us in this fixture, it will be a thorough test of our players and allows us to see how the players perform against a very strong opposition."

Josh Hamilton and Dom Bryan will return to the squad following unavailability for the RAF game, whilst Aaron Hall,Jacob Morgan, Lewis Lord and Sam Swire also return from injury. Charlie Greene (ribs) and Jason Bass (ribs) are on the injury list, whilst Gloucestershire All Golds contingent of Malikhi Lloyd-Jones, Harry Kidd, Brad Kislingbury and Ben Stead may be unavailable owing to club commitments in the League 1 cup semi-fnal.

Entry is £5 for adults, £2 for concessions.

England have a £100,000 fundraising target for their World Cup campaign, where online donations can be made at: http://www.gofundme.com/englandunirl

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