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    History will be made when six Englishmen play in an NRL match for the first time this weekend

    History will be made when six Englishmen play in an NRL match for the first time this weekend


    Brothers Sam, Tom and George Burgess will line up under England head coach Wayne Bennett for South Sydney against Canberra's Josh Hodgson, Elliott Whitehead and Ryan Sutton.

    The match-up will break the record of five Englishmen in one match set in 1976 between Penrith and Manly, and 1989 between Easts and Wests.

    NRL COVERAGE POWERED BY MACHINERY HOUSE - IN A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

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