Gatland Names Wales Team For Scotland Game Two Days Early Ahead Of Potential Merger

Grand Slam in sight.

Head coach Warren Gatland has named his Wales team for this weekend’s Six Nations Round 4 clash with Scotland at Murrayfield.

They’ve brought their announcement forward as it was originally scheduled for Thursday. This comes ahead of a meeting this evening that is expected to formalise the merging of Ospreys and Scarlets into one club.

Gatland has made just one change to the starting team that defeated England with Adam Beard replacing the injured Cory Hill. Dan Biggar remains on the bench despite his game changing introduction at Twickenham.

Wales: Liam Williams; George North, Jonathan Davies, Hadleigh Parkes, Josh Adams; Gareth Anscombe, Gareth Davies; Rob Evans., Ken Owens, Tomas Francis; Adam Beard, Alun Wyn Jones; Josh Navidi, Justin Tipuric, Ross Moriarty.

Replacements: Elliot Dee, Nicky Smith, Dillon Lewis, Jake Ball, Aaron Wainwright, Aled Davies, Dan Biggar, Owen Watkin.