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Wales v Australia: Josh Adams picked ahead of Liam Williams

Josh Adams began for Wales towards Scotland and England on this 12 months’s Six Nations
Autumn International: Wales v Australia
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday, 10 November Kick-off: 17:20 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC Two, S4C, BBC Radio Wales, Radio Cymru, the BBC Sport web page and app.

Wales have picked Worcester wing Josh Adams ahead of British and Irish Lions superstar Liam Williams for Saturday’s Test towards Australia.

Adams replaces Luke Morgan as one of 3 adjustments from the crew that beat Scotland, whilst Williams is joined at the bench by means of fly-half Dan Biggar as Gareth Anscombe remains at 10.

Tight-head prop Tomas Francis is recalled in position of Dillon Lewis.

The 3rd exchange sees Adam Beard substitute Cory Hill in the second one row.

Williams, Adams, Francis and Biggar had been all unavailable ultimate weekend towards Scotland as a result of they play for English golf equipment, and the fit fell out of doors World Rugby’s world window.

Saracens again Williams have been tipped to fit into the again 3 along Leigh Halfpenny and George North.

Ken Owens takes Rugby Union Weekly on an access-all-areas excursion of the Wales camp.

Anscombe has been given every other probability at fly-half in spite of the supply of Northampton’s Biggar with Rhys Patchell additionally having handed concussion protocol exams.

With Samson Lee nonetheless dominated out with a hamstring harm, Exeter tight-head Francis begins ahead of Lewis who is called a few of the replacements.

The different exchange within the forwards sees Beard shape an all-Ospreys second-row partnership with Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones.

Forwards trainer Robin McBryde singled out Beard for reward on Monday following his alternative efficiency towards Scotland. He edges out Dragons skipper Hill who was once Wales’ summer season excursion co-captain with Cardiff Blues flanker Ellis Jenkins, who has himself recovered from a shoulder harm.

Jenkins is at the bench after back-row trio Dan Lydiate, Justin Tipuric and Ross Moriarty inspired ultimate weekend.

Wales: Leigh Halfpenny; George North, Jonathan Davies, Hadleigh Parkes, Josh Adams; Gareth Anscombe, Gareth Davies; Nicky Smith, Ken Owens, Tomas Francis, Adam Beard, Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Lydiate, Justin Tipuric, Ross Moriarty

Replacements: Elliot Dee, Rob Evans, Dillon Lewis, Cory Hill, Ellis Jenkins, Tomos Williams, Dan Biggar, Liam Williams

Australia: Dane Haylett-Petty; Israel Folau, Samu Kerevi, Kurtley Beale, Sefa Naivalu; Bernard Foley, Will Genia; Scott Sio, Tolu Latu, Allan Alaalatoa, Izack Rodda, Adam Coleman, Jack Dempsey, Michael Hooper (capt), David Pocock

Replacements: Tatafu Polota-Nau, Sekope Kepu, Taniela Tupou, Rob Simmons, Ned Hanigan, Nick Phipps, Matt To’omua, Jack Maddocks.

Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)

Assistance referees: Romain Poite (France), Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)

TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)


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