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Salford's Myler and Walton in England Academy squad

Posted by Brian on 23rd November 2007 at 02:52 PM
Salford's Myler and Walton in England Academy squad
Two of Salford City Reds first team squad will be representing their country tonight as the England Under 17s take on the Australian Institute of sport at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.

Richie Myler and Jason Walton played on opposite teams in the state of Origin game earlier this year but will be joining ranks to represent their country in the first of two matches

Junior Academy Coach, Alan Hunte said: Its great to have representation in the England 17s and goes well for the two players next season in the Reds first team squad. With an up and coming tour to Australia both players will look to securing a place down under next summer and it would be great to get even more players into recognition.

The full England Academy Squad is as follows:

Shaun Ainscough (Wigan Warriors)

Philip Baines (St. Helens)

Tom Briscoe (Hull FC)

Chris Clarkson (Leeds Rhinos)

Andrew Dixon (St. Helens)

Jamie Ellis (St. Helens)

Liam Farrell (Wigan Warriors)

Jamie Foster (St. Helens)

Chris Gerrard (Wigan Warriors)

Josh Hodgson (Hull FC)

Kieran Hyde (Bradford Bulls)

Michael Lawrence (Huddersfield Giants)

Jonathan Lomax (St. Helens)

Kyle Massam (Wigan Warriors)

Paul McShane (Leeds Rhinos)

Richard Myler (Salford City Reds)

Adam Neal (Warrington Wolves)

Jay Pitts (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats)

Jason Walton (Salford City Reds)

Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos)

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