Ten Scarlets named to face France

Ten Scarlets named to face France

15 Mar 2018
Ten Scarlets named to face France
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Front row specialist Rob Evans and Ken Owens return to the starting XV as Wales prepare to take on France in the final clash of the 2018 Six Nations campaign on Saturday, kick off 17:00.

 

The two front rowers are among ten Scarlets named in the matchday 23 for the Principality Stadium clash.

 

Centre Scott Williams also returns to the starting XV alongside fellow Scarlets backs Leigh Halfpenny, Hadleigh Parkes and Gareth Davies.

 

Samson Lee, Aaron Shingler, Aled Davies and Steff Evans are named alongside the replacements on the bench.

 

WALES TEAM TO PLAY FRANCE

Leigh Halfpenny (Scarlets) (77 Caps)

George North (Northampton Saints) (72 Caps)

Scott Williams (Scarlets) (54 Caps)

Hadleigh Parkes (Scarlets) (5 Caps)

Liam Williams (Saracens) (47 Caps)

Dan Biggar (Ospreys) (61 Caps)

Gareth Davies (Scarlets) (31 Caps)

Rob Evans (Scarlets) (24 Caps

Ken Owens (Scarlets) (56 Caps)

Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs) (30 Caps)

Cory Hill (Dragons) (14 Caps)

Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys) (116 Caps) CAPT

Justin Tipuric (Ospreys) (56 Caps)

Josh Navidi (Cardiff Blues) (10 Caps)

Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby) (71 Caps)

 

Replacements:

Elliot Dee (Dragons) (4 Caps)

Nicky Smith (Ospreys) (17 Caps)

Samson Lee (Scarlets) (37 Caps)

Bradley Davies (Ospreys) (59 Caps)

Aaron Shingler (Scarlets) (16 Caps)

Aled Davies (Scarlets) (7 Caps)

Gareth Anscombe (Cardiff Blues) (13 Caps)


Steff Evans (Scarlets) (9 Caps)