FORMER St Helens star James Graham
, now with St George-Illawarra in the Australian NRL, put in his usual mountain of work for England in attack and defence.
He said: "You have to get away from all the hype you can read about that kind Sam Burgess is a huge name in the game in Australia, James Graham
is too, and Josh Hodgson is making name for himself.
Right from the off, frontman James Graham
looked almost overcome by the response he and his mates were getting.
Of the current squad, only James Graham
, Ryan Hall, Sean O'Loughlin, James Roby, Ben Westwood and Gareth Widdop have ever tasted success against the Kiwis.
MAJESTIC James Graham
, centre, with Andy MacFarlane, left, and Mark Devine
FORMER St Helens prop James Graham
has been recalled to the England team for tomorrow's World Cup group A match against Ireland at Huddersfield.
Fresh from a humiliating defeat by tournament minnows Italy, McNamara has had to deal with off-field distractions this week which culminated in the expulsion from his squad of second-row forward Gareth Hock and the non-selection of prop James Graham
for today's clash.
RUGBY LEAGUE: England prop James Graham
has pleaded not guilty to an NRL dangerous contact charge.
believes England are ready to take on the might of Australia at Wembley after steamrollering Wales in their opening match of the Gillette Four Nations Series.
Saints assault on honours next term will take place without the services of experienced prop James Graham
following his move to Canterbury Bulldogs but at the end of a season in which youngsters such as Jonny Lomax, Lee Gaskell and Jamie Foster have excelled, the chairman is confident the club's youth system can continue to deliver talent that will light up Saints new 18,000 capacity home.
ENGLAND star James Graham
believes Super League table-toppers Warrington and runners-up Wigan should have an easier route to the Grand Final.
Saints have half-back Johnny Lomax back from injury, although prop James Graham
misses out with a dead leg, and following Huddersfield's defeat on Friday night they are even stronger contenders for a finish in the top four play-off places.