July 14, 2021

Eseh, O’Donovan and Ruan named in Yorkshire squad for Roses clash

Lancashire and Yorkshire have each selected 23-man squads to prepare for Roses duty at Weetwood Hall in Leeds on Wednesday 4 August.

The squads include several players with first team experience, including Huddersfield Giants’ stand-off Will Pryce who recently made his Betfred Super League debut at home to Catalans Dragons.

Pryce, the son of former England and Great Britain international Leon, is one of a number of players with notable family connections. They include St Helens’ Daniel Ganson, son of RFL Head of Match Officials Steve, and Luke Broadbent whose Barrow-born father Gary played in the Super League with Salford and Widnes.

Jake Anderson (Newcastle Thunder), Cole Appleby (St Helens), Logan Astley (Wigan Warriors), Luke Broadbent, Jack Darbyshire (both Warrington Wolves), George Delaney (St Helens), Jacob Douglas, Zach Eckersley, Tom Forber (all Wigan Warriors), Daniel Ganson (St Helens), Leon Hayes (Warrington Wolves), Sam Haynes (St Helens), Tom Horton-Burnett (Warrington Wolves), Ben Lane (St Helens), Evan Lawther (Newcastle Thunder), Harvey Makin, Junior Nsemba (both Wigan Warriors), Taylor Pemberton (St Helens), Fenton Rogers (Huddersfield Giants), Reece Sumner (St Helens), Alex Sutton (Wigan Warriors), Luke Thomas (Warrington Wolves), Tom Whitehead (Warrington Wolves)

Denive Balmforth (Warrington Wolves), Lewis Camden (Bradford Bulls), Levi Edwards (Leeds Rhinos), Sam Eseh (Wakefield Trinity), Oliver Field, Will Gatus, Joe Hird (all Leeds Rhinos), Jacob Hookem, Davy Litten (both Hull FC), Connor Moore (Hull Kingston Rovers), Matty Nicholson (Wigan Warriors), Tom Nicholson-Watton (Leeds Rhinos), Pat O’Donovan (Wakefield Trinity), Euan Parke (London Broncos), Will Pryce (Huddersfield Giants), Jason Qareqare, Cain Robb (both Castleford Tigers), Leon Ruan (Wakefield Trinity), Kieran Rush (Huddersfield Giants), Callum Rutland (Hull FC), Max Simpson (Leeds Rhinos), Nick Staveley (Hull FC), McKenzie Turner (Leeds Rhinos).

The sides will be coached by Danny Wilson (Yorkshire) and Shane Eccles (Lancashire).

Yorkshire versus Lancashire will be streamed live on Our League at 11am on Wednesday 4 August.