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King lands call up for England.

HUDDERSFIELD New College's Rugby League player, Danny King, has landed a place in the prestigious England Colleges Rugby League squad.

After being put forward to play for Yorkshire, King (above) was selected to try out for the 20-strong England team in which he bagged his place.

King will be joining the best of the best in college-age players to face both Wales and Scotland this summer and will attend a training camp at renowned Loughborough University.

Jamie Marsden, Head of Academies, said "Danny has proven himself yet again as an outstanding Rugby League player.

"We're incredibly proud to have him as part of our college".

Alongside his focus on rugby, King is currently studying for a Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science.

| e. | EIGHT Super League players have a date set at Red Hall after being charged for their actions in last week's Super League action.

Of all the players charged, Wigan's Ben Flower and Catalans' Tony Gigot have been given the most severe punishment, having been accused of Grade C offences.

Flower has been charged for an alleged dangerous throw on Widnes' Aaron Heremaia, the same accusation put against Gigot for a tackle on Ryan Atkins.

If found guilty, both players could be suspended for three matches.

Meanwhile, Hull KR duo Maurice Blair and Iain Thornley have been charged with Grade A dangerous throws for a challenge on Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook.

Ashton Sims has a date set with the disciplinary panel after being handed a Grade B charge for a high tackle on Jason Baitieri, with Salford's Justin Carney joining Sims after being charged with a Grade B dangerous throw on Danny Brough.

The other two charged are Brett Ferres and Scott Moore. Both players have been charged for Grade B dangerous contact. | Huddersfield RL Heritage have Terry Flanagan and Neil Fox in conversation tonight at Heritage Quay.

Tickets are free and there will be a bar and booking in advance as available at https://rugbyleaguelegends.eventbrite.co.uk. There will be plenty of opportunities for the audience to ask questions and chat afterwards to both former players.

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Date:Jun 21, 2016
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