By Richard Cowley, Date; 2/10/12

England have named a 24 man squad for the autumn international series against France and Wales. James Graham has been selected but will more than likely miss out due to suspension.


Man of Steel winner Sam Tomkins has made the squad along with young player of the year Zak Hardaker. 

England are expected to win the series with France and Wales lacking player depth at the professional level.

England Squad:

Carl Ablett (Leeds Rhinos)
Ryan Atkins (Warrington Wolves)
Tom Briscoe (Hull FC)
Sam Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Rob Burrow (Leeds Rhinos)
Josh Charnley (Wigan Warriors)
Rangi Chase (Castleford Tigers)
Leroy Cudjoe (Huddersfield Giants)
Gareth Ellis (Hull FC)
Luke Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs) replaces (James Graham (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs) due to suspension
Ryan Hall (Leeds Rhinos)
Zak Hardaker (Leeds Rhinos)
Chris Hill (Warrington Wolves)
Gareth Hock (Wigan Warriors)
Jamie Jones-Buchanan (Leeds Rhinos)
Michael McIlorum (Wigan Warriors)
Adrian Morley (Warrington Wolves)
Lee Mossop (Wigan Warriors)
Richard Myler (Warrington Wolves)
Sean O’Loughlin (Wigan Warriors)
Kevin Sinfield (Leeds Rhinos)
Sam Tomkins (Wigan Warriors)
Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos)
Ben Westwood (Warrington Wolves)

Autumn International Series

Game 1: 20th October – France v Wales, Lens

Game 2: 27th October – Wales v England, Glyndwr University Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

Game 3: 3rd November – England v France, MS3 Craven Park, Hull

Final: 11th November – Salford City Stadium