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  1. Methinks the lady doth protest too much.
  2. I can read and comprehend just fine. Your snipes were plain to see. Have some respect for these people.
  3. I had the pleasure of being in Monza for the weekend of Italy v Wales RLWC Qualifier last year and can assure that the arrogance displayed in that post would have seen you evicted from the stadium or possibly the recipient of a black eye. These people are volunteers, travelling hundreds of miles to put games on, growing our great game. Show them some respect.
  4. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  5. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  6. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  7. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  8. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  9. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  10. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  11. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  12. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  13. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  14. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves
  15. Competition for places ahead of the 2017 Student World Cup is hotting up... England Universities have announced their 30-man squad which will train and prepare in the UK with a series of games, before the squad is reduced to a final 24 who will travel to the Student World Cup in Australia in July. The squad, who will fund the tour themselves, have set a target of £100k to help cover costs, with £20k already raised. Find out more and donate at www.gofundme.com/englandunirl Player sponsorships are now being sold at £150 per player, with all player sponsors being entered into a draw to win a place on the team's shirt. Contact davidbutler1980@hotmail.com or adam.hughes@rfl.co.uk for further details. Following a final selection and training session on Saturday, March 11, the 30 players will next meet in April for a two-day camp which culminates in the annual fixture between the student side and the Royal Air Force. With the Associations Cup on a break for World Cup year, the students will then face a tough test against St Helens Reserves before back-to-back fixtures with the Great Britain Armed Forces, who are also preparing for their own world cup campaign in Australia. Preparation then concludes with a weekend camp in North Yorkshire, which will involve a fixture against Keighley Cougars Reserves. Head Coach Colin Baker said: "We've watched all of the selection games through the Regional and Origin programmes and it has been a challenge to pick 30 players from the thousands who play University Rugby League each week and I'd like to thank everyone who has been involved in selection up to this point for their efforts. He added: "Nonetheless, we are confident that we have the right mix of players across all positions who will work hard to show us why they deserve a place on the plane to Australia. "There is good competition for places and a strong work ethic. "Over the coming months, I am looking forward to working with all of the players to turn them into a tight knit, cohesive team." As in previous years, the squad has been selected from a diverse list of Universities, with players picked on merit. Twenty members of the squad have already gained England experience during the 2015 or 2016 programmes and many of the players are regulars across the Kingstone Press Championship and League 1. England Universities 30-Man Squad Aaron Hall (Bolton) Ben Stead (Gloucestershire) Brad Kislingbury (Gloucestershire) Carl Southan (Liverpool John Moores) Charlie Greene (St Mary's) Dan Harrison (Nottingham Trent) Dom Bryan (Manchester Met) Elliot Hall (Loughborough) Harry Kidd (Gloucestershire) Jack Lazenby (Hull) Jacob Morgan (Leeds Beckett) Jake Reed (Leeds Beckett) James Mason (Gloucestershire) James Woodburn-Hall (Leeds) Jason Bass (Newcastle) Joshua Halstead (Birmingham) Joshua Hamilton (Hull) Kieran Sherratt (Coventry) Kieran Smith (Sheffield Hallam) Lewis Taylor (Loughborough) Lewis Lord (Loughborough) Liam Wood (UCLan) Malikhi Lloyd-Jones (Gloucestershire) Marcus Stock (Sheffield) Matt Ross (Nottingham Trent) Mike Quickenden (Salford) Nathan Hill (Hull) Sam Druce (Leeds Beckett) Sam Swire (Sheffield) Zack McComb (Leeds Beckett) England Universities' 2017 UK Fixtures Wednesday 12th April, 5pm - Nottingham University v Royal Air Force Saturday 29th April, 2pm - Totally Wicked Stadium v St Helens Reserves Wednesday 17th May, 7pm - Stanningley RLFC v GB Armed Forces Friday 2nd June, 5.30pm - Headingley Carnegie v GB Armed Forces Saturday 17th June, 2pm - Cougar Park v Keighley Cougars Reserves