RBS 6 Nations Squad Named

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Rob Howley and his coaching team have named the 35 man squad for the 2013 RBS 6 Nations tournament.

The line-up includes five uncapped players and experienced players such as Adam Jones, Mike Phillips and Leigh Halfpenny.

After last year’s success on winning the 6 Nations, Grand Slam and Triple Crown, interim manager Rob Howley said: “We have a group of players who know how to win big matches and have experienced success”.

Below you will find the 35-man squad, including which regional clubs they play for:

Forwards:

Scott Andrews (Blues), Craig Mitchell (Exeter Chiefs), Adam Jones (Ospreys), Paul James (Bath), Gethin Jenkins (Toulon), Ryan Bevington (Ospreys), Richard Hibbard (Ospreys), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Matthew Rees (Scarlets), Ryan Jones (Ospreys), Lou Reed (Blues), Ian Evans (Ospreys), James King (Ospreys), Andrew Coombs (Dragons), Josh Turnbull (Scarlets), Josh Navidi (Blues), Aaron Shingler (Scarlets), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys), Sam Warburton (Blues), Toby Faletau (Dragons), Andries Pretorius (Blues).

Backs:

Tavis Knoyle (Scarlets), Mike Phillips (Bayonne), Lloyd Williams (Blues), Dan Biggar (Ospreys), James Hook (Perpignan), Jonathan Davies (Scarlets), Jamie Roberts (Blues), Scott Williams (Scarlets) Alex Cuthbert (Blues), George North (Scarlets), Eli Walker (Ospreys), Leigh Halfpenny (Blues), Liam Williams (Scarlets), Lee Byrne (Clermont).

The fixtures for Wales are:

Saturday 2 February

Wales v Ireland 13:30

Saturday 9 February

France v Wales 17.00

Saturday 23 February

Italy v Wales 14:30

Saturday 9 March

Scotland v Wales 14:30

Saturday 16 March

Wales v England 17:00

Let’s hope we can do the same as last year.

C’mon Wales!

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1 thought on “RBS 6 Nations Squad Named”

  1. pandy12 says:

    Sorry for the late reply guys, I’ve had a busy week, thanks for the comments,myself hope Wales will win the Six Nations and we were so close to beating Ireland, but we did be France so aslong as we beat Italy,Scotland and England, we might have a chance of being named 2013 Six Nations Champions:D

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