Huddersfield Giants' Brown, Robinson, Cudjoe and Griffin to appear for England v PNG
ENGLAND have made seven changes for Saturday’s Four Nations match against Papua New Guinea in Auckland.
Harlequins centre Tony Clubb and Warrington prop Garreth Carvell make their first appearances of the tour and there are recalls for Leeds winger Ryan Hall,Giants stand-off Kevin Brown, Melbourne full-back Gareth Widdop and Giants prop Darrell Griffin.
Wigan skipper Sean O’Loughlin switches from stand-off to loose forward to make way for an all-Huddersfield half-back partnership of Brown and Luke Robinson.
Winger Darrell Goulding (knee) and second rower Joel Tomkins (calf) were ruled out through injury while Ryan Atkins and Eorl Crabtree are the other players left out from the side that lost 34-14 to Australia in Melbourne.
England team to play Papua New Guinea in Saturday's Four Nations match at Auckland's Eden Park:
S Tomkins (Wigan); R Hall (Leeds), L Cudjoe (Huddersfield), T Clubb (Harlequins), T Briscoe (Hull); K Brown (Huddersfield), L Robinson (Huddersfield), J Graham (St Helens, capt), J Roby (St Helens), S Burgess (South Sydney), G Ellis (Wests Tigers), B Westwood (Warrington), S O’Loughlin (Wigan).
Subs: D Griffin (Huddersfield), G Carvell (Warrington), B Harrison (Warrington), G Widdop (Melbourne).