Martyn Williams replaces the unfortunate Ryan Jones as Wales captain for the clash against Scotloand.
Ryan Jones has been forced to withdraw from Wales' RBS Six Nations clash with Scotland at Murrayfield this afternoon (Sunday) after failing a late fitness test on a calf strain.
The Wales captain will be replaced in the back row by Scarlets flanker Dafydd Jones, with uncapped Blues lock Bradley Davies coming into the squad as a replacement and Martyn Williams taking on the captaincy duties.
Jones has a minor strain to his calf and will be re-assessed next week, but is hoping to make a swift recovery.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.
The Wales Under 20 camp are in a quietly confident mood as they face Ireland in the U20 Championship, with Coaching Co-Ordinator Allan Lewis and full back Dafydd Howells targeting a top five finish in the tournament.
Wales U20 may start as favourites against Japan this evening in the U20 Championship, but Team Manager Mark Taylor is warning against complacency. He is also hoping a good win will boost morale and 'kickstart' performances.
Coach Richard Hodges is hoping Wales U20 can put a disappointing campaign behind them when they tackle Japan tomorrow as they look to finish the U20 Championship strongly to secure a good seeding for next year's tournament.