England team news: Here is the team to face France at the University of Bolton Stadium

Wigan Warriors’ John Bateman has been named in England’s starting line-up to face France in their second game of the Rugby League World Cup.

The 29-year-old comes into the team following the completion of his three-match ban, and is part of a number of changes by Shaun Wane.

His Wigan teammate Kai Pearce-Paul does not feature, while Mike Cooper was not included in the squad.

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Here is the full team: Sam Tomkins, Dom Young, Kallum Watkins, Herbie Farnworth, Ryan Hall, Marc Sneyd, George Williams, Tom Burgess, Micky McIlorum, Chris Hill, Elliott Whitehead, John Bateman, Victor Radley.

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Interchanges: Jack Welsby, Mikolaj Oledzki, Luke Thompson, Andy Ackers.