SAINTS have called in Josh Eaves, Callum Hazzard, Josh Simm and 17-year-old Lewis Dodd into the 19 man squad ahead of the visit to London Broncos on Sunday.

Simm, who has tasted dual reg experience with Leigh this season, will be in the centres with Matty Costello.

Callum Hazzard has returned from his loan spell with North Wales Crusaders.

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There are nine changes in all as Jonny Lomax, Tommy Makinson, Kevin Naiqama, Mark Percival, Theo Fages, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Luke Thompson and Lachlan Coote all missing.

Coote is due to have a scan on a knee that was twinged in the win over Wigan.

Scrum half Danny Richardson and wing Adam Swift return, while Joseph Paulo has recovered from the injury he picked up against Warrington.

Justin Holbrook suggested in the week that Joe Batchelor, who is included for the first time since April, will parner James Bentley in the second row with Morgan Knowles at loose forward.

Whether that changes with Paulo and Dom Peyroux listed in the team will be seen at 2pm on Sunday.

In Coote's absence Jack Welsby returns having not featured since the defeat against London in June.

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It means there are 12 Academy products in Saints’ 19 man squad for this week’s clash with London and further emphasises the strength of the club’s youth system.

St Helens 19 man squad: 5. Regan Grace, 7. Danny Richardson, 12. Joseph Paulo, 13. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook 15. Morgan Knowles, 16. Kyle Amor, 17. Dom Peyroux, 18, Adam Swift, 19. Matty Lees, 20. Jack Ashworth, 21. Aaron Smith, 22. James Bentley, 24. Matty Costello, 25. Joe Batchelor, 27. Josh Eaves, 28. Callum Hazzard, 29. Jack Welsby, 30. Josh Simm, 31. Lewis Dodd.