Lancashire name travelling squad for Twickenham Final
Lancashire have named their 24 man travelling squad for the Bill Beaumont County Championship Cup Final at Twickenham on Sunday (ko 11.00). Notable inclusions are three members of the County's 2012 Under 20s squad - Callum McShane, Ben Vernon & Josh Woods. Alex Loney again skippers the team in the continuing injury absence of Louis McGowan. Another player missing the final is flanker Steve McGinnis who suffered a ruptured bicep in the Cheshire match.
The County Championship Final precedes the England v Barbarians fixture which kicks off at 14.30.
Backs: Oliver Brennand (Fylde), Chris Briers (Fylde),Β Stephen Briers (Fylde), Ryan De la Harpe (Moseley), Matt Hughes (Preston G.), Chris Johnson (Huddersfield), Richard Kenyon (Fylde), Callum McShane (Fylde), Matt Riley (Sedgley Tigers), Nick Royle (Fylde) & Warren Spragg (Petrarca Padova),
Forwards: Peter Altham (Fylde), Paul Arnold (Fylde), Sam Beaumont (Fylde), Dan Birchall (Sedgley Tigers), Simon Griffiths (Fylde), Alex Loney (Fylde), Dominic Moon (Preston G.), Richard Morton (Preston G.), Gareth Rawlings (Fylde), Mark Rylance (Caldy), Evan Stewart (Fylde), Ben Vernon (Tarleton), Josh Woods (Sedgley Tigers).
The final team line-up will be announced on the evening of Thursday, 24th May.
Coaches: Mark Nelson, Martin Scott, & Paul Arnold
Team Manager: Steve Rigby
Team Physios: Helen Pennington & Anthony Bentham