Eight debutants for England in France clash

Wayne Bennett will hand out eight debuts in England’s warm-up match against France on Wednesday.

Wakefield duo Tom Johnstone and Reece Lyne will both make their international bows and will be joined by Jamie Shaul and Oliver Holmes, who will all start the match.

The entire bench is made up of debutants, with Adam Milner, Luke Thompson, Rob Mulhern and Liam Sutliffe all set to make their England bows.

The game takes place at Leigh Sports Village on Wednesday against a French side that is set to be made of perdominantly of players from Catalans and Toulouse.