Wales Team Named For Rugby World Cup Warm-Up Clash With Ireland In Cardiff

Cardiff battle.

Wales have named two uncapped players in their side to face Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday with prop Rhys Carre and wing Owen Lane both set to make their international debuts.

Carre and Lane, who played in the same Wales U18 and U20 sides together, will feature for Wales for the first time in a side captained by Josh Navidi. Carre will pack down in the front row alongside Scarlets pair Ryan Elias and Samson Lee. Ospreys duo Adam Beard and Bradley Davies form the second row partnership.

Aaron Shingler and James Davies are named in the back-row alongside captain Navidi.

Jarrod Evans makes his first start for Wales and links up with Aled Davies at half-back. Owen Watkin and Scott Williams line up in the centre with Lane, Steff Evans and Hallam Amos making up the back-three.

WALES TEAM TO FACE IRELAND

15. Hallam Amos
14. Owen Lane*
13. Scott Williams
12. Owen Watkin
11. Steff Evans
10. Jarrod Evans
9. Aled Davies
1. Rhys Carre*
2. Ryan Elias
3. Samson Lee
4. Adam Beard
5. Bradley Davies
6. Aaron Shingler
7. James Davies
8. Josh Navidi (CAPT)

Replacements:

16. Elliot Dee
17. Rob Evans
18. Leon Brown
19. Jake Ball
20. Ross Moriarty
21. Tomos Williams
22. Rhys Patchell
23. Jonah Holmes

*Uncapped