Sunday, October 16, 2022 will see England face Samoa in the Rugby League World Cup at St James’ Park.
England will look to make it back-to-back World Cup wins, having triumphed in the 2020 tournament.
Samoa will look to make it to the final for the first time since 2013.
Here is a look at the predicted line-ups for both teams:
England are expected to field a powerful side for the World Cup, with many of their 2020 World Cup-winning team still available.
The likes of James Graham, Sam Burgess and Zak Hardaker are all still available, and will be key members of the team.
In the halves, England is expected to go with the duo of George Williams and Gareth Widdop.
The England back line will be full of firepower, with the likes of Ryan Hall, Jermaine McGillvary and Tom Burgess all expected to start.
1. Sam Tomkins
2. Ryan Hall
3. Kallum Watkins
4. Oliver Gildart
5. Jermaine McGillvary
6. George Williams
7. Gareth Widdop
8. James Graham
9. Josh Hodgson
10. Sam Burgess
11. Elliott Whitehead
12. Joel Tomkins
13. Luke Thompson
14. Jake Connor
15. Chris Hill
16. Tom Burgess
17. Alex Walmsley
Samoa are expected to name a powerful side for the World Cup, with many of their 2020 World Cup squad still available.
The likes of Joseph Paulo, Benjamin Matulino and Junior Paulo are all still available, and will be key members of the team.
In the halves, Samoa is expected to go with the duo of Chanel Harris-Tavita and Jarome Luai.
The Samoa back line will be full of firepower, with the likes of David Nofoaluma, Edward Kosi, and Timoteo Lafai all expected to start.
1. Edward Kosi
2. David Nofoaluma
3. Timoteo Lafai
4. Joseph Paulo
5. Junior Paulo
6. Chanel Harris-Tavita
7. Jarome Luai
8. Martin Taupau
9. Apisai Koroisau
10. Junior Moors
11. Josh Aloiai
12. Isaah Yeo
13. Tyrone Peachey
14. Moses Leota
15. Jaydn Su’A
16. Reagan Campbell-Gillard
17. Francis Molo
What channel is England vs. Samoa on?
The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Action.
What time does England vs. Samoa kick-off?
The game will kick-off at 3pm BST.
Venue: St James’ Park
St James’ Park will host England vs Samoa on Sunday, October 16, 2022.
The stadium, which is the home of Newcastle United FC, has a capacity of 52,387.
It last hosted a World Cup game in 2000, when England beat Samoa 36-14 in the group stages.
England vs Samoa: Head-to-Head
England and Samoa have met three times in previous World Cups, with England winning all three games.
The most recent meeting was in 2020, when England won 34-0.
How to watch England vs Samoa live stream from anywhere
If you’re not in the UK, you can watch the game live on Sky Sports Action with a VPN.
A VPN will allow you to change your IP address to a UK one, which will make it appear as if you are in the UK.
This will allow you to live stream the game from anywhere in the world.
How to live stream England vs Samoa in the UK
The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Action, with coverage starting at 3pm BST.
It will also be available to live stream on the Sky Go app.
If you don’t have Sky Sports, you can watch the game live on Now TV.
A Now TV day pass will allow you to watch all of Sky Sports’ channels for 24 hours.
I think England will field a powerful side and they will look to make it back-to-back World Cup wins. Samoa are a powerful side as well, and they will look to make it to the final for the first time since 2013. I think it will be a close game, but I think England will just edge it.
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