Denmark Rugby League

Date: 15/8/14

Danish national team coach Nigel Kitching has handed a debut to Jonas Damgaard Harreskov in the team to face holders Sweden on Saturday in Copenhagen, (kick off 2pm) in the second match n the 2014 Nordic Cup.

The Danes won their first-ever Test in game one away against Norway, 16-10 in Oslo, and looking to become the first of the Scandinavian nations to lift the Nordic Cup twice.

The 17 contains nine players from the Copenhagen Black Swan club and five from Jutland, along with three players who are currently based overseas.

Brian Brost, Morten Dam, Christoffer Ellebirke, Richard Groom, Eugene Hanrahan, Robert King, Nathan Smalley, Andrei Ungureanu, Josh Whitehead (Copenhagen RLFC), Martin Pederson-Scott (Gateshead Storm), Justin Eyles, Jonas Harreskov, Viiga Lima, Orveh Melchior, Neil Smith (Jutland RLFC), Jesper Ika (Leigh East), Emil Borggren (unattached)