Blake Austin added to England training squad

Warrington's Blake Austin in action
Warrington's Blake Austin in action

Warrington's Australia-born stand-off Blake Austin has been called into England coach Wayne Bennett's elite performance squad.

The 28-year-old, who was born in Sydney but qualifies for England through his maternal grandmother, is leading the Steve Prescott Man of Steel Award votes in his first season in Super League following his move from Canberra.

Austin is the only fresh face in a revised 27-man squad.

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