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England drop Hock for 'serious breaches of team discipline'
9:18pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013 in Sport
GARETH Hock has been dropped from England's Rugby Legue World Cup squad.
England Rugby League have issued a statement that reads: “As a result of serious breaches of team discipline that have fallen below the strict code of conduct as agreed by team management, Gareth Hock has been withdrawn from the England Rugby League World Cup squad with immediate effect.
"He is replaced by Huddersfield Giants player Brett Ferres.
"There will be no further comment issued by England Rugby League on this matter."
Hock spent the 2013 Super League season on loan with Widnes Vikings from Wigan Warriors.
He has signed with Salford Red Devils for the 2014 campaign.
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