Dragons Duo Named In England Squad

St George Illawarra Dragons duo Gareth Widdop and Mike Cooper have both been named in the England Lions squad for the upcoming Four Nations Tournament.

Dragons five-eighth Gareth Widdop has represented his country on eight occassions while the tournament provides prop Mike Cooper potentially his first opportunity to represent the Lions.

The Dragons pair are part of a 24-man squad named by Head Coach Steve McNamara.

England will commence their campaign against Toa Samoa at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane on Saturday, October 25.

Gareth Widdop (St George Illawarra Dragons)
Mike Cooper (St George Illawarra Dragons)
George Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Joe Burgess (Wigan Warriors)
Tom Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Josh Charnley (Wigan Warriors)
Daryl Clark (Castleford Tigers)
Liam Farrell (Wigan Warriors)
Brett Ferres (Huddersfield Giants)
James Graham (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
Ryan Hall (Leeds Rhinos)
Zak Hardaker (Leeds Rhino)
Chris Hill (Warrington Wolves)
Josh Hodgson (Hull KR)
Sean O’Loughlin (c) (Wigan Warriors)
Stefan Ratchford (Warrington Wolves)
Dan Sarginson (Wigan Warriors)
Michael Shenton (Castleford Tigers)
Matty Smith (Wigan Warriors)
Joel Tomkins (Wigan Warriors)
Sam Tomkins (New Zealand Warriors)
Kallum Watkins (Leeds Rhinos)
Joe Westerman (Hull FC)
Elliott Whitehead (Catalans Dragons)