Chris McQueen receives the ball during the Gold Coast Titans training session
Chris McQueen receives the ball during the Gold Coast Titans training session DAVE HUNT

Bennett names Titan for England league debut

GOLD Coast Titans utility player Chris McQueen is among five uncapped players named by England coach Wayne Bennett for a mid-season Test against Samoa next month.

But McQueen's Titans teammate Joe Greenwood, who is chasing a dream of representing his country, missed out as Bennett included eight Australian-based players for the May 6 Test in Sydney.

McQueen, a Queensland State of Origin rep, was born in Australia but qualifies through his English-born father.

The England squad to face Samoa is: Sam Burgess, Tom Burgess (South Sydney); Luke Gale, Mike McMeeken, Zak Hardaker (Castleford); James Graham (Canterbury); Ryan Hall, Kallum Watkins (Leeds); Chris Heighington (Cronulla); Chris Hill (Warrington); Josh Hodgson, Elliott Whitehead (Canberra); Jermaine McGillvary (Huddersfield); Chris McQueen (Gold Coast); Sean O'Loughlin, George Williams (Wigan); Mark Percival, Alex Walmsley (St Helens), Scott Taylor (Hull FC), Gareth Widdop (St George-Illawarra).

The England-Samoa Test is to be played at Campbelltown Sports Ground in Sydney.

News Corp Australia


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