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Walters called up to Downer World Club Challenge squad

9th February 2018 | 12:12 am

By Phil Daly

Josh Walters

Forward Josh Walters has been called up to the 19 man squad to travel to Australia for the Downer World Club Challenge against Melbourne Storm next Friday.

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Forward Josh Walters has been called up to the 19 man squad to travel to Australia for the Downer World Club Challenge against Melbourne Storm next Friday.

Walters had been due to play for the Rhinos against Hunslet at South Leeds Stadium on Friday night however instead he will now join the rest of the squad as they aim to make history Down Under and win a fourth World title.

The 2015 Grand Final winner was called up after Ireland international Anthony Mullally suffered a serious finger injury in the win over Hull KR at Elland Road.

With Mitch Garbutt (quad), Mikolaj Oledzki (shoulder), Brett Ferres (knee), Keith Galloway (Achilles) and Nathaniel Peteru (bicep) all sidelined through injury there is no front row replacements available to add to the squad.

The Rhinos will travel with 19 players to Melbourne which includes everyone apart from Mullally who played against Hull KR plus Ashton Golding, Joel Moon, who missed the game with a hamstring injury, and Walters.

The 19 man squad in full is:

1.  Ashton Golding
2. Tom Briscoe
3. Kallum Watkins (C)
4. Liam Sutcliffe
5. Ryan Hall
6. Joel Moon
7. Richie Myler
8. Adam Cuthbertson
9. Matt Parcell
10. Brad Singleton
11. Jamie Jones-Buchanan
12. Carl Ablett
13. Stevie Ward
14. Brad Dwyer
15. Brett Delaney
18. Jimmy Keinhorst
23. Jack Ormondroyd
24. Jack Walker
30. Josh Walters

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