Steve McNamara is confident England captain Sean O'Loughlin will be fit to face Australia in the Four Nations next week.
New Zealand have named two debutants in their side to face Australia in their opening 2014 Four Nations clash.
Australia coach Tim Sheens has selected a new-look back line for Saturday's Four Nations opener against New Zealand.
Hull KR have made their ninth signing ahead of the 2015 Super League campaign with the arrival of hooker John Boudebza.
Samoa will make their Four Nations debut against England in Brisbane on Saturday but a trio of players will be missing.
James Graham will lead England in the first match of the Four Nations Series against Samoa in Brisbane on Saturday.
Scotland will be without prop Jonathan Walker for Saturday's crucial European Championship match against Ireland.
Super League champions St Helens have appointed Keiron Cunningham as their new head coach.
New St Helens head coach Keiron Cunningham has told Sky Sports he is aiming to build on the club's success in 2014.
Huddersfield have signed promising back-row forward Oliver Roberts from relegated Bradford.