Great Britain look to Josh Jones and young talent for autumn Tests
• Salford’s Jones got married day after Grand Final defeat
Within seconds of the champagne corks being popped at Old Trafford on Saturday evening, the minds of many had already begun to drift towards what lies ahead for British rugby league. The return of the Great Britain team for the first time in more than a decade will take centre stage on Monday when Wayne Bennett’s squad for the tour of the southern hemisphere is confirmed.
Few players who were involved in the Grand Final on Saturday have had a wait as dramatic as Josh Jones. The 26-year-old forward was part of the Salford side beaten 23-6 by St Helens at Old Trafford, but that was far from the end of an eventful weekend for him: he got married on Sunday, while also receiving the nod from Bennett.Continue reading...