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Summary

  1. Italy v Wales in Rome – kick-off sixteen:Forty five
  2. Hear on BBC Radio 5 are living sports further and BBC Radio Wales
  3. Wales can match their simplest bustle of Eleven straight Take a look at wins, save of living in 1910
  4. Wales bear obtained their closing Eleven Six Countries meetings with Italy
  5. Centre Jonathan Davies captains Wales for first time
  6. Thomas Younger – son of Dai – begins at flanker in thought to be one of 10 adjustments
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  1. With out a sign of ending Younger

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Video scream

    Video caption: Thomas Younger: From dad Dai’s Wales mascot on 50th cap to Six Countries originate up

    Flanker Thomas Younger is making his first Six Countries originate up recently.

    He is nonetheless waiting to lay a foot on the Millennium Stadium turf in enrage though. His finest previous day time out in Cardiff became as an eight-one year-aged mascot on the occasion of his dad Dai’s 50th cap.

  2. Eire rob in Scotland

    Scotland Thirteen-22 Eire

  3. Put up exchange

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Simon Gleave

    Head of sports prognosis, Gracenote

    Thomas Younger

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    • Handiest four of the Wales
      starting up XV also started closing one year’s match in opposition to Italy. That quartet are entrance
      rowers Nicky Smith and Elliot Dee, centre Owen Watkin and corpulent back Liam
      Williams.
    • One 1/3 of the Wales
      starting up XV is playing in England’s Premiership this season – Thomas Younger
      (Wasps), Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints), Josh Adams (Worcester Warriors),
      Jonah Holmes (Leicester Tigers) and Liam Williams (Saracens) are the English
      based mostly quintet.
    • Liam Williams has
      scored a are trying in three of his four Take a look at matches in opposition to Italy, finest failing to
      originate closing one year. In that match, Williams became yellow carded slack within the first 1/2
      and did not re-seem after his 10 minute suspension had carried out.
  4. Team files

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Centre Jonathan Davies will captain Wales for the first time on Saturday in a team featuring 10 adjustments from closing week’s rob over France.

    Flankers Thomas Younger and Aaron Wainwright, flit Jonah Holmes and scrum-1/2 Aled Davies all compose their first begins within the Six Countries.

    Josh Navidi moves to quantity eight with Ross Moriarty shedding to the bench, alongside celebrated captain Alun Wyn Jones.

    Wales team

    Copyright: BBC

    Replacements: sixteen-Ryan Elias, 17-Wyn Jones,
    18-Dillon Lewis, 19-Alun Wyn Jones, 20-Ross Moriarty, 21-Gareth Davies,
    22-Gareth Anscombe, 23-Hallam Amos

  5. 1/2-centurion

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Simon Gleave

    Head of sports prognosis, Gracenote

    Leonardo Ghiraldini

    Copyright: Getty Photography

    • Leonardo Ghiraldini
      performs his 50th Six Countries Championship match and must nonetheless be the 20th
      particular person to enact this milestone in 5/Six Countries. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)
      will become quantity 21 if he comes on all over this match.
    • Ghiraldini becomes the
      fifth Italian to look in a 1/2 century of matches within the competition
      following Sergio Parisse, Martin Castrogiovanni, Marco Bortolami and Alessandro
      Zanni. Parisse is the document look maker within the competition, breaking
      Brian O’Driscoll’s document closing week. Parisse performs his 67th Six
      Countries match recently.
  6. Team files

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Edoardo Padovani begins on the flit for Italy in thought to be one of two adjustments.

    Wasps back Michele Campagnaro moves to centre to compose a fortieth cap, while Benetton prop Nicola Quaglio replaces Andrea Lovotti to compose correct a Third originate up.

    Italy team

    Copyright: BBC

    Replacements: sixteen-Luca Bigi, 17-Cherif Traore,
    18-Tizano Pasquali, 19-Federico Ruzza, 20-Marco Barbini, 21-Edoardo Gori,
    22-Ian McKinley, 23-Tommaso Benvenuti

  7. Roman holiday?

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Italy fans

    Copyright: Getty Photography

    Trusty, let’s bear a bustle thru the solid listing for this piece of drama…

  8. Put up exchange

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

  9. The early stumble on

    So coming into this weekend’s spherical of matches, this became the speak of play.

    Early days, but Eire can even rue their failure to take hang of even a bonus point from England’s slide to to Dublin.

    Desk

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  10. In growth…

    Scotland v Eire

    Scotland v Eire

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    Pointless to claim, recently’s match is the second path of a slap-up Saturday afternoon of action.

    Over the vogue, Scotland and Eire are locked in fight at Murrayfield.

    Click on thru for are living video, radio and text and stumble on away now must you build now not desire to snatch the receive.

    No peeking.

    Ready?

    Eire are 22-Thirteen up, six to play…

  11. Short on ball, reliable on Ws

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Simon Gleave

    Head of sports prognosis, Gracenote

    Wales 10-match a hit
    lunge has been finished despite having the minority of possession in nine of
    those matches – alongside with the 38-14 victory in opposition to Italy closing one year.

    The actual
    thought to be one of the most 10 matches in which Wales had extra possession than their opponents
    became the 74-24 rob in opposition to Tonga.

  12. 2nd eleven?

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    Warren Gatland

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    None of those greats were piece of Wales most a hit a hit bustle.

    The document of Eleven successive Take a look at victories became save of living plot back between 1907 and 1910 – three facets for a are trying, laces on the ball, flit commander moustaches, the lot.

    The category of 2018-19 would perhaps match that bustle recently with victory over Italy. The Azzuri, France (twice), South Africa (twice), Argentina (twice), Scotland, Australia and Tonga bear all been toppled in Wales’ most up-to-date bustle.

  13. Guess again…

    Italy v Wales (sixteen:Forty five GMT)

    JPR Williams? Nope.

    JPR Williams

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    Sir Gareth Edwards? Anxious now not.

    gareth Edwards

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    Scott Gibbs? Strive again.

    Scott Gibbs

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