THERE are three Widnes Vikings players in the Lancashire Origin squad to face the Australian Schoolboys.

Ben Davies, Jarrod O'Connor and Jayden Hatton are in the Lancashire side will be coached by Ian Talbot, supported by two-times Steve Prescott Man of Steel winner, Paul Sculthorpe.

The Yorkshire division take on the Australian Schoolboys at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle, Castleford on Wednesday, November 28 (KO 7.30pm) before Lancashire come head-to-head with the visitors at the Manchester Regional Arena on Saturday, December 1 (KO 3.00pm).

England Academy will then take on the Australian Schoolboys at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday, December 8 (KO 2.00pm) and the Emerald Headingley Stadium on Friday, December 14 (KO 7.30pm).

Squads for the England Academy fixtures will be announced later this month.

Lancashire ‘Origin’ Squad in full:

Aiden Roden (Wigan Warriors)

Ben Davies (Widnes Vikings)

Christian Kellett (St Helens)

Ethan Havard (Wigan Warriors)

Jack Welsby (St Helens)

Jake Wingfield (St Helens)

James McDonnell (Wigan Warriors)

Jarrod O’Connor (Widnes Vikings)

Jayden Hatton (Widnes Vikings)

Joe Sharratt (St Helens)

Joe Shorrocks (Wigan Warriors)

John Hutchings (St Helens)

Josh Simm (St Helens)

Matthew Foster (St Helens)

Nathan Wilde (Wigan Warriors)

Oliver Leyland (London Broncos)

Reece Hamlett (Wigan Warriors)

Sam Halsall (Wigan Warriors)

Sam Royle (St Helens)

Tom Nisbet (St Helens)