Shaun Kenny-Dowall has been named as the captain for Combined Nations All Stars ahead of their clash against England.
Ellery Hanley’s side face Shaun Wane’s England next weekend in a mid-season international test as preparations for the Rugby League World Cup.
Hull KR skipper and former New Zealand international Kenny-Dowall will lead the side next Saturday at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
Shaun Kenny-Dowall ‘buzzing’ to lead All Stars
“I’m buzzing,” said Kenny-Dowall.
“It’s going to be a massive honour and privilege to go in there this week and represent my club and the boys. I’m looking forward to getting into camp, meeting all the boys and having a great week.
“I’m very grateful and blessed for Ellery giving me the opportunity to come into camp and lead the boys out. I’m just over the moon to be a part of this and test myself against great players.”
England versus the Combined Nations All Stars is part of an international double-header also featuring England Women versus France.
Combined Nations All Stars squad
Hanley named a 29-man squad earlier in April for their clash against England. Hull full-back Jake Connor had been named, but has been ruled out through injury.
Jake Connor (Hull FC, Trinidad)
Kenny Edwards (Castleford Tigers, New Zealand)
Jai Field (Wigan Warriors, Australia)
David Fifita (Wakefield Trinity, Tonga)
Ben Garcia (Catalans Dragons, France)
Tom Johnstone (Wakefield Trinity, Scotland/Germany)
Sam Kasiano (Catalans Dragons, Samoa)
Shaun Kenny-Dowall (Hull KR, New Zealand)
Tim Lafai (Salford Red Devils, Samoa)
Samisoni Langi (Catalans Dragons, Tonga)
Ricky Leutele (Huddersfield Giants, Samoa)
Danny Levi (Huddersfield Giants, Samoa)
Kane Linnett (Hull KR, Scotland)
Mason Lino (Wakefield Trinity, Samoa)
Tui Lolohea (Huddersfield Giants, Tonga)
Joe Lovodua (Hull FC, Fiji)
Jake Mamo (Castleford Tigers, Australia)
Rhys Martin (Leeds Rhinos, Papua New Guinea)
Peter Mata’utia (Warrington Wolves, Samoa)
Manu Ma’u (Hull FC, Tonga)
Mitchell Pearce (Catalans Dragons, Australia)
Matt Prior (Leeds Rhinos, Australia)
Ligi Sao (Hull FC, Samoa)
Chris Satae (Hull FC, Tonga)
Ken Sio (Salford Red Devils, Samoa)
Kelepi Tanginoa (Wakefield Trinity, Tonga)
Zane Tetevano (Leeds Rhinos, Cook Islands / New Zealand)
Carlos Tuimavave (Hull FC, Samoa)
Luke Yates (Huddersfield Giants, Australia)
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