“When Tom Greenard and I brought the northern dominated game of junior rugby league to Brentwood, Essex, not once did we honestly believe the blood, sweat and tears required to establish and grow the club would lead it to where it is now. ”
Phil Abbott Founder of the Brentwood Eels
Congratulations to Alex Walker, who will travel down under to Australia, to compete in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Named in a very young & exciting Scotland squad, Alex will play alongside the likes of Mathew Russell (Warrington Wolves) Lewis Tierney (Wigan Warriors/Catalan) Luke Douglas (St Helens) & his London Broncos teammate, Ben Hellewell.
The Scottish team will be captained by Danny Brough from the Huddersfield Giants, who is regarded as one of the best Half Backs in the game.
Scotland find themselves in a really competitive group, with the following games.....
Sun 29th Oct.
Scotland v Tonga
Say 4th Nov
Scotland v New Zealand
Sat 11th Nov
Scotland v Samoa
Well done Alex, what a fantastic achievement, everyone at the Eels are immensely proud of both yourself & Joe.
All the Eels players, parents, coaches & volunteers are looking forward to hearing about yourself & Joe's experiences at the World Cup, I'm sure the stories about your adventures will go a long way, to inspire the next generation of Rugby League players.
Updated 22:00 - 11 Oct 2017 by Arran Smith