SAINTS half-back Jonny Lomax has been ruled out of England’s Gillette Four Nations squad on medical grounds.
The 21-year-old, who was named in Steve McNamara’s initial squad on Monday, has torn ankle ligaments sustained in the weekend’s Engage Super League Grand Final defeat to Leeds Rhinos. Lomax will now require surgery.
Leeds Rhinos stand-off Danny McGuire has been called into the squad and will report, along with the rest of the players, to England’s training camp in Loughborough on Wednesday.
England start their Gillette Four Nations campaign on Saturday October 29 when they take on Wales at Leigh Sports Village (2.30pm) with tickets priced at just £10 adults and £5 concessions.
The tournament moves to Wembley Stadium on Saturday November 5 when Wales face New Zealand at 1pm before England clash with Australia at 3.30pm.
England’s remaining game against New Zealand will be played at the KC Stadium in Hull on Saturday November 12 (6pm) and tickets are priced from £20 adult and £10 concession.
The 2011 Gillette Four Nations final will be played at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday November 19 (6pm) and tickets are priced from £20 Adult and £10 concession.
Tickets for the 2011 Gillette Four Nations can be purchased by calling 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk