Shane Williams will now start this afternoon's British and Irish Lions clash against Southern Kings, in Port Elizabeth, from the bench.
Originally named in the starting squad, a stomach bug has laid low the world player of the year this week so he will now be riding pine with England wing Ugo Monye drafted in as cover.
The Lions said the Ospreys winger was suffering from 'a minor tummy bug' on Monday, but yesterday revealed he'd recovered sufficiently to make the trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth in time to figure - albeit in a revised role from the bench.
Ian McGeecahn's tourists are seeking their sixth successive tour victory after beating the Royal XV, Golden Lions, Cheetahs, Sharks and Western Province.
Head coach McGeechan will consider his Test line-up will announce it on Thursday, with Monye and Ireland Grand Slam winner Tommy Bowe favourites for the wing positions.
WRU TV were on hand at the launch of a major new commercial deal with WRU and Mercedes-Benz South Wales (part of the Sinclair Group), which sees the family company become an official supplier to the Welsh Rugby Union
On the back of the recent Women's Rugby World Cup, the WRU has launched a revitalised Women's and Girls domestic seasonal structure, and the future is looking bright.
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Roger Lewis talks to WRU TV at the announcement of a new £60 million Rugby Services Agreement (RSA) which provides a new and positive contractual relationship between the WRU and its four Regions for the next six years has been agreed.
The Welsh Rugby Union has announced a major new sponsorship deal with Gullivers Sports Travel which will make the UK's leading, and longest established, multi-sport tour operator, an Official Supplier for the rest of the decade.
Having taken part in seven World Cups as a player and coach, Liza Burgess hopes to go out in style this afternoon when Wales take on Australia in the Play-off for seventh and eighth place in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris.