Danny McGuire to replace injured Jonny Lomax

Jonny Lomax
Jonny Lomax (right) suffered defeat with St Helens in Saturday's Super League Grand Final defeat by Leeds Rhinos

St Helens' Jonny Lomax has been ruled out of England's Four Nations squad with torn ankle ligaments.

The half-back picked up the injury as St Helens lost to Leeds in Saturday's Grand Final and will now be replaced by Rhinos stand-off Danny McGuire.

Lomax was one of four Saints players to be included in Monday's squad announcement, along with Jon Wilkin, James Roby and James Graham.

McGuire, meanwhile, becomes the eighth Leeds player to receive a call-up.

England's first match in the tournament is with Wales on Saturday, 29 October, though they play France in a warm-up next week.

The four-team competition also includes Australia and New Zealand with the final taking place in mid-November.

England's Four Nations Series squad: Carl Ablett (Leeds), Ryan Bailey (Leeds), Tom Briscoe (Hull), Garreth Carvell (Warrington), Rangi Chase (Castleford), Leroy Cudjoe (Huddersfield), Gareth Ellis (Wests Tigers), James Graham (St Helens), Ryan Hall (Leeds), Chris Heighington (Wests Tigers), Ben Jones-Bishop (Leeds), Jamie Jones-Buchanan (Leeds), Danny McGuire (Leeds), Michael McIlorum (Wigan), Adrian Morley (Warrington), Jamie Peacock (Leeds, capt), Jack Reed (Brisbane), James Roby (St Helens), Kevin Sinfield (Leeds), Sam Tomkins (Wigan), Ben Westwood (Warrington), Gareth Widdop (Melbourne), Jon Wilkin (St Helens), Kirk Yeaman (Hull).

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