Nine Scarlets named in Wales Women’s matchday squad

Nine Scarlets named in Wales Women’s matchday squad

8 Mar 2018
Nine Scarlets named in Wales Women’s matchday squad
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Wales Women welcome back some familiar faces for this Sunday’s double-header against Italy at Principality Stadium (11:45).

 

Scarlets Ladies and Olympian winger Jaz Joyce is involved for the first time this year having been involved in sevens preparations for next month’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

 

Elsewhere, Jess Kavanagh-Williams is the only player remaining from the back three which turned out against Ireland in Dublin a fortnight ago, with Hannah Jones starting at fullback and Joyce on the right wing.

 

With an unchanged pack, the only other change in the team sees Robyn Wilkins brought in at inside centre, as Wales seek a second win in this year’s competition.

 

Wales Women team to face Italy:

 

15 Hannah Jones (Scarlets) 14 Jaz Joyce (Scarlets) 13 Kerin Lake (Ospreys) 12 Robyn Wilkins (Ospreys) 11 Jess Kavanagh-Williams (RGC) 10 Elinor Snowsill (Dragons) 9 Keira Bevan (Ospreys) 1 Caryl Thomas (Scarlets) 2 Carys Philips (c) (Ospreys) 3 Amy Evans (Ospreys) 4 Siwan Lillicrap (Ospreys) 5 Mel Clay (Ospreys) 6 Alisha Butchers (Scarlets) 7 Beth Lewis (Scarlets) 8 Sioned Harries (Scarlets)

 

Replacements: 16 Kelsey Jones (Ospreys) 17 Gwenllian Pyrs (RGC) 18 Meg York (Dragons) 19 Natalia John (Ospreys) 20 Nia Elen Davies (Scarlets) 21 Jade Knight (Scarlets) 22 Alecs Donovan* (Ospreys) 23 Lisa Neumann (Scarlets)