DARYL Clark is one of five Wire players to be included in England's Elite Performance Squad.

The hooker missed out on selection for the Rugby League World Cup but returns to international consideration in the squad that meets for training sessions several times during the season.

Clark last featured for England during the 2016 Four Nations campaign.

Wolves teammates Chris Hill, Kevin Brown, Ben Currie and Stefan Ratchford are also included having all played parts in the World Cup campaign.

The England Knights squad has also made a return, with second rower Jack Hughes the only Warrington player selected.

England EPS squad: Luke Gale, Mike McMeeken, Jermaine McGillvary, Scott Taylor, Ryan Hall, Stevie Ward, Kallum Watkins, Jonny Lomax, Tommy Makinson, Mark Percival, James Roby, Alex Walmsley, Tom Johnstone, Kevin Brown, Daryl Clark, Ben Currie, Chris Hill, Stefan Ratchford, John Bateman, Sean O'Loughlin, George Williams.

England Knights squad: Greg Minikin, Jake Trueman, Kruise Leeming, Josh Bowden, Jake Connor, Dean Hadley, Masi Matongo, Jamie Shaul, Chris Atkin, Liam Sutcliffe, Jack Walker, James Cunningham, Joe Burgess, Tom Davies, Oliver Gildart, Sam Powell, Ryan Sutton, Niall Evalds, Danny Richardson, Luke Thompson, Reece Lyne, Jack Hughes, Tom Gilmore, Danny Walker, Matt Whitley.