Paul Anderson enthused by England Knights children after large win over Jamaica



Knights head coach Anderson was impressed by what he noticed from the Knights as they recorded a cushty win over the Reggae Warriors. “It is thrilling for the way forward for our recreation,” he stated

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Paul Anderson was impressed by what he saw from the Knights against Jamaica

Paul Anderson was impressed by what he noticed from the Knights in opposition to Jamaica

Paul Anderson was delighted along with his younger England Knights facet after they offered an thrilling glimpse of the potential within the nationwide set-up with a 56-4 rout of Jamaica at Castleford.

Anderson used the fixture to try the gamers who may properly characteristic on the 2025 Rugby League World Cup, fielding a crew with a mean age of 21, and he was significantly inspired by their 10-try victory.

Nonetheless, the previous Nice Britain worldwide believes senior crew head coach Shaun Wane, who was among the many spectators on the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, can have seen a number of gamers able to making an impression in subsequent 12 months’s postponed 2021 World Cup as properly.

Paul Anderson enthused by England Knights children after large win over Jamaica

Young Knights shine against Jamaica

Will Pryce and Matty Ashton were among the stars as England Knights routed Jamaica 56-4 at Castleford on Friday.

“I am actually happy,” Anderson stated. “It is thrilling for the way forward for our recreation.

“Shaun was right here with the senior squad and I am certain he is picked lots of issues out of this – there are some individuals who might properly drive his hand subsequent 12 months.”

Amongst these to impress was stand-off Will Pryce, the 18-year-old son of former Nice Britain worldwide Leon Pryce, who scored 18 factors with a attempt to seven objectives from eight makes an attempt to win the man-of-the-match award.

“It is one thing you dream about, scoring a attempt for England,” Huddersfield Giants teenager Pryce stated. “I used to be buzzing.

“Everybody dug actually deep and performed for one another. We talked about working actually onerous and off the again of that having fun with ourselves. Within the second half we began to throw the ball about and actually get pleasure from ourselves.”

Former Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop scored Jamaica’s solely attempt to lead coach Jermaine Coleman conceded it was not the efficiency he was on the lookout for within the build-up to their maiden World Cup look

“I am somewhat bit upset, to be sincere,” Coleman stated. “It is in all probability the primary time I will say this in regards to the group, I believed we gave in somewhat bit, we lacked a little bit of effort within the second half.

“It is a harsh lesson to study however one thing we would have liked to study as we put together for the World Cup subsequent 12 months. The depth goes to go up one other stage and it is necessary our boys are uncovered to that.”

Jermaine Coleman felt Jamaica were taught a harsh lesson against the Knights

Jermaine Coleman felt Jamaica have been taught a harsh lesson in opposition to the Knights

Coleman hopes full-back James Woodburn-Corridor shall be match for Jamaica’s subsequent match, in opposition to Scotland at Featherstone per week on Sunday, after going off with a head knock within the first half and he additionally expects to have Toulouse hooker Lloyd White and Sheffield half-back Izaac Farrell out there.

Whereas Jamaica have solely per week to attend for the following match, Anderson should wait to find when his facet’s subsequent fixture shall be.

“That is us for the 12 months,” Anderson stated. “They’ve had a style and hopefully we will get extra common soccer for these younger gamers.”




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