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Meet Your Tourists #1

Over the next week you will meet the players who will tour Australia with Saints Academy.

Here are the first three.

1. Evan Bullen – Prop Forward from Halton Farnworth Hornets

He is sponsored by Optiva.

Previous Number 1s:
2004 – Ste Bannister (Blackbrook)
2006 – Tom Armstrong (Pilkington Recs)
2009 – Nathan Ashe (family relocated from NZ)
2011 – Brad Ashurst (Portico Vine)
2013 – Daniel Abram (Bold Miners)
2015 – Brad Billsborough (Newton Storm)

2. Sean Croston – Centre from Newton Storm

He is sponsored by Eco Boilers, Bury Broncos, West Houghton Barbers and North West Roofing Supplies.

Previous Number 2s:
2004 – Liam Bland (Waterhead)
2006 – Karl Ashall (Leigh East)
2009 – Marcus Baines (Burtonwood and Blackbrook)
2011 – Chris Carr (Chorley Panthers)
2013 – Phil Atherton (Orrell St James)
2015 – Cameron Brown (Thatto Heath Crusaders)

3. Matthew Foster – Second Row from Blackbrook Royals

He is sponsored by Ash Tree Care, Galaxy Blinds, I Secure NW Limited, Legh Vale Primary School, TLS Management Solutions and Fujitsu.

Previous Number 3s:
2004 – Marty Bradshaw (Blackbrook Royals)
2006 – Matty Ashurst (Chorley Panthers)
2009 – Adam Barber (Bold Miners)
2011 – Lewis Charnock (Rylands)
2013 – Ricky Bailey (Shevington Sharks)
2015 – Kevin Brown (Thatto Heath Crusaders)

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