Australia have come out of the blocks early to name their squad for the opening game of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup against England in Cardiff.
Cameron Smith will captain the Kangaroos with Brent Tate’s experience landing him a place at centre with Greg Inglis.
Tim Sheen has also named an extended bench with two to be omitted prior to kick-off.
Australia go into the match with the old enemy as hot favorites.
Kick-off time: Sat Oct 26th 2.30pm (Local Time), Sydney (Australia – New South Wales) Sunday, 27 October 2013 at 12:30:00 AM, Brisbane (Australia – Queensland) Saturday, 26 October 2013 at 11:30:00 PM, Auckland (New Zealand) Sunday, 27 October 2013 at 2:30:00 AM, London (United Kingdom – England) Saturday, 26 October 2013 at 2:30:00 PM