14 Jul 2021

Three Giants selected for Academy Origin

Huddersfield Giants' Academy players will face off against other on Wednesday 4th August, live on OuRLeague, as three Giants players have been selected in the Lancashire and Yorkshire 23-man squads to prepare for Roses duty at Weetwood Hall in Leeds on Wednesday 4 August.

Will Pryce and Kieran Rush have been selected for the Yorkshire 23-man squad, while Fenton Rogers has been selected to represent his home county of Lancashire. 

Pryce, the son of former England and Great Britain international Leon, is one of a number of players with notable family connections. They include St Helens’ Daniel Ganson, son of RFL Head of Match Officials Steve, and Luke Broadbent whose Barrow-born father Gary played in the Super League with Salford and Widnes.

Lancashire Jake Anderson (Newcastle Thunder), Cole Appleby (St Helens), Logan Astley (Wigan Warriors), Luke Broadbent, Jack Darbyshire (both Warrington Wolves), George Delaney (St Helens), Jacob Douglas, Zach Eckersley, Tom Forber (all Wigan Warriors), Daniel Ganson (St Helens), Leon Hayes (Warrington Wolves), Sam Haynes (St Helens), Tom Horton-Burnett (Warrington Wolves), Ben Lane (St Helens), Evan Lawther (Newcastle Thunder), Harvey Makin, Junior Nsemba (both Wigan Warriors), Taylor Pemberton (St Helens), Fenton Rogers (Huddersfield Giants), Reece Sumner (St Helens), Alex Sutton (Wigan Warriors), Luke Thomas (Warrington Wolves), Tom Whitehead (Warrington Wolves)

Yorkshire Denive Balmforth (Warrington Wolves), Lewis Camden (Bradford Bulls), Levi Edwards (Leeds Rhinos), Sam Eseh (Wakefield Trinity), Oliver Field, Will Gatus (both Leeds Rhinos), Brad Graham (Castleford Tigers), Joe Hird (Leeds Rhinos), Jacob Hookem, Davy Litten (both Hull FC), Connor Moore (Hull Kingston Rovers), Matty Nicholson (Wigan Warriors), Tom Nicholson-Watton (Leeds Rhinos), Pat O'Donovan (Wakefield Trinity), Euan Parke (London Broncos), Will Pryce (Huddersfield Giants), Jason Qareqare, Cain Robb (both Castleford Tigers), Leon Ruan (Wakefield Trinity), Kieran Rush (Huddersfield Giants), Callum Rutland (Hull FC), Max Simpson (Leeds Rhinos), Nick Staveley (Hull FC), McKenzie Turner (Leeds Rhinos).

The sides will be coached by Danny Wilson (Yorkshire) and Shane Eccles (Lancashire).

Yorkshire versus Lancashire will be streamed live on Our League at 11am on Wednesday 4 August.