Nine uncapped players in Wales training squad

Iestyn Harris

Wales have announced a 28-man training squad ahead of their Test match against France in Wrexham in June.

The squad contains four players from the new North Wales Crusaders club, Owain Brown, Iwan Brown, Kriss Wilkes and Christiaan Roets.

The Brown brothers and Wilkes are among nine uncapped players included in the training squad.

Lewis Reece, Steve Parry, Joe Burke and the uncapped duo of David James and Jacob Morgan have been included from Wales' other professional club South Wales Scorpions.

"I'm really happy with the make-up of the squad which contains a good selection of youth and experience," said Wales coach Iestyn Harris.

Harris' side will face France at Wrexham's Racecourse ground on Saturday 16 June in Wales' first summer Test match since 2001.

Wales training squad: Andy Bracek (Barrow Raiders), Elliot Kear (Bradford Bulls), Craig Kopczak (Bradford Bulls), Jacob Emmitt (Castleford Tigers), Ross Divorty (Halifax), Danny Jones (Keighley Cougars), Ollie Olds (Leeds Rhinos), Jack Pring (Leeds Rhinos), Michael Channing (London Broncos), Iwan Brown (North Wales Crusaders), Owain Brown (North Wales Crusaders), Christiaan Roets (North Wales Crusaders), Kriss Wilkes (North Wales Crusaders), Jordan James (Salford City Reds), Joe Burke (South Wales Scorpions), David James (South Wales Scorpions), Jacob Morgan (South Wales Scorpions), Steve Parry (South Wales Scorpions), Lewis Reece (South Wales Scorpions), David Mills (Swinton Lions), Ben Evans (Warrington Wolves), Rhys Williams (Warrington Wolves), Lloyd White (Widnes Vikings), Gil Dudson (Wigan Warriors), Ben Flower (Wigan Warriors), Rhodri Lloyd (Wigan Warriors), Rhys Pugsley (Wigan Warriors), Peter Lupton (Workington Town)