THURS PM: Giants' Kevin Brown will start for England at stand-off
GIANTS star Kevin Brown has been named at stand-off for England's Gillette Fusion Test against France at Leigh on Saturday (5.15).
It will be the first time the former Wigan half-back will have played for his country at the highest level and he admits it will be a dream come true.
"I think everyone wants to represent their country, and I know this will be the highlight of my career," said the 25-year-old.
"When I step put onto the field I will be fulfilling a lifetime ambition and I just can't wait. It's amazing feeling to have been picked."
England: G Widdop (Melbourne); T Briscoe (Hull), C Bridge (Warrington), M Shenton (Castleford), R Hall (Leeds); K Brown (Huddersfield), S Tomkins (Wigan); J Graham (St Helens), K Sinfield (Leeds), J Peacock (Leeds, capt), G Ellis (Wests Tigers), S Burgess (South Sydney), S O’Loughlin (Wigan).
Replacements: J Roby (St Helens), A Morley (Warrington), B Westwood (Warrington), J Tomkins (Wigan).