A guide to the Great Britain Tri-Nations squad.
Has quickly established himself as one of the top British coaches in the game. The Bradford boss succeeded David Waite as head coach after last year's Ashes Series.
Fielden's a tireless worker
Leeds, prop, aged 20, 0 caps
Has made extraordinary progress since making his Super League debut as an 18-year-old in 2002. Was on the verge of breaking through to the Great Britain squad last season until he was jailed following a fight in Leeds city centre.
Wigan, winger, aged 28, 3 caps
A latecomer to rugby league, Carney has made rapid progress since starring for the Irish Students side. Named Britain's best player in last year's Ashes Series, but has been dogged by a hamstring injury this season.
Leeds, hooker, aged 22, 0 caps
Clinched a place in Great Britain's squad with a man-of-the-match performance in the Grand Final. Made this year's Super League Dream Team. Displays a maturity beyond his years.
Wakefield, centre or loose forward, aged 23, 1 cap
Played a major role in transforming Wakefield from relegation strugglers to a top-six side. Toured the South Pacific with England A in 2002 and made his senior Test debut as a substitute in last year's final Test against Australia.
Wigan, second rower or prop, captain, aged 29, 29 caps
Has led Great Britain a record 24 times. Won the prestigious Man of Steel award for a second time this year. Has been an outstanding loose forward for more than a decade but selected at prop in this year's Super League Dream Team.
Bradford, prop, aged 25, 11 caps
One of the most respected forwards in the game and a tireless worker. At 25, he is young enough to be the cornerstone of the British pack for many more years.
Warrington, centre, aged 24, 5 caps
Transferred to Warrington in a shock £200,000 move in July. Missed the last four months of the season after being banned for betting irregularities.
Bradford, stand-off, aged 28, 9 caps
Made his senior debut for Warrington at 17 in 1993. Moved to Leeds in 1997 in a £350,000 deal and collected a raft of scoring records before switching to rugby union. Returned to rugby league with Bradford this season.
St Helens, hooker, aged 24, 0 caps
Quickly gained a reputation for being
one of the fastest hookers in the game. Made a substitute appearance for England A last year but has missed much of this season through injury.
Bradford, centre, aged 25, 5 caps
Made his debut for Great Britain against France in 2001. Went on to play in all three Tests against Australia as a winger the following month. Used largely as a centre this season.
Morley is one of the most feared forwards in the game
St Helens, scrum-half, aged 28, 6 caps
Super League player of the year in 1999 and Man of Steel the following season. Also a Lance Todd Trophy winner in 2001 and 2004. Has played only two matches since returning from a three-month ban for betting irregularities.
Leeds, stand-off, aged 21, 0 caps
One of the most exciting players to emerge for many years. Terrific pace and support play has helped him notch 39 tries this season. Named the Rugby League Writers' player of the year this season.
Sydney Roosters, prop or second row, aged 27, 12 caps
One of the most feared forwards in the game. Earned the quickest dismal in Test history when he was sent off after only 12 seconds of the first match against Australia last year.
Wigan, hooker, aged 25, 5 caps
One of the most consistently outstanding, if volatile, hookers in Super League but has the unfortunate record of playing in four Grand Finals and never being on the winning side.
Wigan, stand-off or loose forward, aged 21, 0 caps
Emerging as one of the brightest of Wigan's rich crop of young players. Father Kieron and uncle Kevin are both former professional players while his brother-in-law is Andy Farrell. Captained England A on their 2002 South Pacific tour.
Bradford, second row, aged 26, 10 caps
Has become one of the best second row forwards of recent years. Has played in all 10 matches for Great Britain since making his Test debut against Australia in 2001. Swept the board for awards last year, including Man of Steel.
Wigan, full-back, aged 28, 23 caps
Has fulfilled all his promise since breaking into Wigan's all-star team as a teenager. A regular at full-back for club and country. Scored a record 118 Super League career tries.
Bradford, winger or full-back, aged 23, 0 caps
Took his chance when injuries robbed Bradford of Michael Withers and Robbie Paul midway through last season. Reardon became first choice full-back and won Harry Sunderland Trophy as man of the match in the 2003 Grand Final.
Ward played a key role for Leeds in their Grand Final win
St Helens, loose forward, aged 27, 21 caps
Vice-captain and one of the truly great players of the last decade. Twice named as the Man of Steel. An automatic choice in this year's Super League Dream Team.
Leeds, centre, aged 28, 16 caps
Rated by many as the world's best centre. His
powerful running has brought 109 tries to put him third in the Super League all-time list.
Leeds, centre, aged 22, 0 caps
Made his senior debut for Leeds as a 16-year-old in 1999. Scored 19 tries this season, including four in one match and another hat-trick. Yet to make his Great Britain debut
but played for England in the 2000 World Cup.
Leeds, prop, aged 24, 0 caps
Emulated his father, David, who was in the last Leeds team to win the championship before their 32-year wait for another was ended this year. Grand Final performance will have played its part in his call-up.
St Helens, full-back, aged 24, 4 caps
One of the most fearless full-backs in the game but his three starts for Great Britain have been at wing, centre and full-back, plus a substitute appearance.
Wigan, centre or second row, aged 23, 0 caps
Switched from the pack to cover injuries among the threequarters this year and has missed only three matches.