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  • Hallam Amos

    Hallam Amos

    DoB1994-09-24 BirthplaceStockport Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight97 kg (15 st 3 lb) PositionWing

    Amos made his international debut in the 20013 autumn campaign, the same year that he also featured for Wales U20 in the Six Nations Championship.

    After coming through the Dragons academy, the versatile back became the youngest ever regional player, making his debut against Wasps in the LV= Cup aged just 17 years and 28 days.

    Amos went on to become the youngest starting player in the PRO12, when he started for the Dragons against the Ospreys in April 2012.

    Amos was named in Wales 34-man 2014 Dove Men Series squad however he was ruled out of the tournament after suffering an injury against England at Twickenham.

    His injury woes continued in the 2015 Rugby World Cup where he dislocated a shoulder against England at Twickenham to have his campaign ended prematurely.

    Hallam Amos
  • Gareth Anscombe

    Gareth Anscombe

    DoB1991-05-10 BirthplaceNorth Shore Height1.83 m (6' 0") Weight87 kg (13 st 9 lb) PositionFly Half / Full Back

    Former Chiefs fly-half Anscombe, signed for Cardiff Blues in July 2014 with a wealth of Super Rugby experience under his belt.

    Anscombe guided New Zealand Under 20’s to the Junior World Championship three years ago and was part of the Chiefs’ Championship winning side in 2013. He qualifies for Wales through his Welsh mother and was selected in the 2015 RBS 6 Nations squad in January 2015.

    Gareth Anscombe
  • Adam Beard

    Adam Beard

    DoB1996-01-07 BirthplaceSwansea Height2.03 m (6' 8") Weight117 kg (18 st 5 lb) PositionLock

    The Ospreys second row made his senior Wales debut as a replacement against Samoa on the summer tour of 2017 – the same day his Ospreys partner Rory Thornton gained his first cap.

    Prior to senior ranks, he won 15 caps for Wales Under 20 in 2015 and 2016 and was a pivotal member of the Grand Slam Wales Under 20 side in 2016.
     
    Adam Beard
  • Aled Davies

    Aled Davies

    DoB1992-07-19 BirthplaceBronwydd Height1.75 m (5' 9") Weight88 kg (13 st 12 lb) PositionScrum Half

    Aled received his first National Squad call-up in January 2016 as he was named in Wales' 2016 RBS 6 Nations squad. Impressive performances and reviews for the Scarlets, earned the scrum-half the call up to the national squad.

    He then flew out to New Zealand to arrive just prior to the first Test against the All Blacks as a replacement for Lloyd Williams who had suffered an injury in training which ruled him out of the tour.
    Aled Davies
  • Bradley Davies

    Bradley Davies

    DoB1987-01-09 BirthplaceLlantrisant Height1.98 m (6' 6") Weight122 kg (19 st 2 lb) PositionLock

    Bradley was an integral part of the Welsh side at the 2011 Rugby World Cup, playing in all seven games, starting three.

    Suspension ruled him out of much of the 2012 RBS 6 Nations, missing 2013's tournament with an ankle injury.

    He returned to Welsh colours in June of 2013, captaining the Welsh side that visited Japan, winning his 40th cap.

    He captained the Under 19 side that won the 2005 Grand Slam and a year later skippered the team to sixth place in the IRB U19 World Championship in Dubai.

    Bradley Davies
  • Gareth Davies

    Gareth Davies

    DoB1990-08-18 BirthplaceCarmarthen Height1.78 m (5' 10") Weight88 kg (13 st 12 lb) PositionScrum Half

    Scrum-half Davies finished the 2013/14 campaign as the RaboDirect PRO12 top try scorer, capping an impressive campaign for the Scarlets.

    He featured for the Possibles in the Wales Senior Trial in May 2014 and was selected as part of Warren Gatland's 32-man squad to tour South Africa.  Davies made his debut for Wales on that tour coming on as a replacement against the Springboks in Durban.

    Davies earned his second cap in the 2015 RBS 6 Nations away to Italy.

    Two further caps for Davies came in the 2015 Rugby World Cup warm-up matches and Davies went into the game's showpiece tournament as Wales fist choice scrum half and started all of Wales' games.

    His impressive try-scoring record for his country has seem him clock up five tries in nine International appearances up to the end of 2015.

    Gareth Davies
  • Jonathan Davies

    Jonathan Davies

    DoB1988-04-05 BirthplaceSolihull Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight104 kg (16 st 5 lb) PositionCentre

    Davies made his Welsh debut against Canada in June 2009. He played in all seven games at the RWC in 2011, all five of the Grand Slam games the following year and all five of the 2013 Championship winning fixtures.

    Jonathan started all three Tests for the victorious British & Irish Lions in 2013 against Australia.

    His early international progress was hampered by a knee injury sustained at the U19 World Championship in 2006, but he starred in the IRB’s inaugural Junior World Championship in Wales in 2008.

    Jonathan Davies
  • Seb Davies

    Seb Davies

    DoB1996-05-17 BirthplaceCardiff Height1.98 m (6' 6") Weight116 kg (18 st 3 lb) PositionLock

    Seb Davies
  • Elliot Dee

    Elliot Dee

    DoB1994-03-07 BirthplaceNewport Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight106 kg (16 st 9 lb) PositionHooker

    Elliot Dee
  • Ryan Elias

    Ryan Elias

    DoB1995-01-07 BirthplaceCarmarthen Height1.88 m (6' 2") Weight110 kg (17 st 4 lb) PositionHooker

    Ryan Elias
  • Rob Evans

    Rob Evans

    DoB1992-04-14 BirthplaceHaverfordwest Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb) PositionProp

    Former Wales Under 20 prop Rob Evans joined his region, the Scarlets, at U18 level, progressing through the Academy in to the first XV.

    He was an integral part of the Wales U20 side that finished third in the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.

    Evans was named in the Principality Premiership Team of the Year in 2012/13 and made his Scarlets debut in January 2013. He featured in the Wales Senior Trial for the Possibles in May 2014 and was named in the 2015 RBS 6 Nations squad.

    Rob Evans
  • Steff Evans

    Steff Evans

    DoB1994-09-01 BirthplaceCarmarthen Height1.83 m (6' 0") Weight95 kg (14 st 13 lb) PositionWing

    Steff Evans
  • Tomas Francis

    Tomas Francis

    DoB1992-04-27 BirthplaceYork Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight135 kg (21 st 3 lb) PositionProp

    2015 was a year to remember for prop Tomas Francis.

    Initially called up to train with Wales' 2015 RBS 6 Nations squad, Francis was then part of Wales extended training squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

    He made his International debut against Ireland in a Rugby World Cup warm-up game in August 2015 and followed that up by playing Italy the following month.

    Francis was named in Wales' 31-man 2015 Rugby World Cup squad and made five appearances, including two starts, in the game's  showpiece tournament.
    Tomas Francis
  • Cory Hill

    Cory Hill

    DoB1992-02-10 BirthplaceMaesycoed, Pontyprid Height1.96 m (6' 5") Weight117 kg (18 st 5 lb) PositionLock

    Cory Hill became Wales cap number 1,127 when coming on as a second half replacement against Australia in the opening game of the 2016 Under Armour Series - his debut co-incided with that of his former Wales Under 20 teammate, Sam Davies.

    Pontypridd-born Hill made his regional debut as an 18-year-old in 2010 with Cardiff Blues and made 16 appearances for the region before spending a season with Moseley in 2013. Capped at Wales U16 and U18 level, Hill captained the Wales U20 squad at the 2012 Junior World Cup in South Africa - no mean achievement given the squad was packed with future full internationals, including Samson Lee, Matthew Morgan, Ellis Jenkins, Rob Evans, Dan Baker, Harry Robinson and Eli Walker, as well as Sam Davies.

    After one season with Moseley, he returned to Wales to play his rugby with Newport Gwent Dragons.

     
    Cory Hill
  • Ellis Jenkins

    Ellis Jenkins

    DoB1993-04-29 BirthplaceChurch Village Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb) PositionBack Row

    The Cardiff Blues flanker was a late addition to the Wales side which flew out to New Zealand for a three-Test tour in 2016 after Dan Lydiate was ruled out through injury which he suffered against England.
    Ellis Jenkins
  • Wyn Jones

    Wyn Jones

    DoB1992-02-26 BirthplaceLlandovery Height1.83 m (6' 0") Weight120 kg (18 st 12 lb) PositionProp

    Wyn Jones
  • Samson Lee

    Samson Lee

    DoB1992-11-30 BirthplaceSwansea Height1.80 m (5' 11") Weight120 kg (18 st 12 lb) PositionProp

    Lee made his international debut as a late second half replacement for Wales against Argentina in 2013.

    Previously he was a member of the Wales Under 20 side during the 2012 Six Nations tournament and was a mainstay of the side that finished third at the IRB Junior World championship in South Africa the same year.

    Samson Lee
  • Dillon Lewis

    Dillon Lewis

    DoB1996-01-04 BirthplaceChurch Village Height1.83 m (6' 0") Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb) PositionProp

    Dillon Lewis
  • Ross Moriarty

    Ross Moriarty

    DoB1994-04-18 BirthplaceSt Helens,Lancs Height1.88 m (6' 2") Weight103 kg (16 st 3 lb) PositionBack Row

    Having played for England Under 18 and Under 20, Moriarty made his Wales international debut against Ireland in August, 2015.

    He originally missed out on selection for Warren Gatland’s 2015 World Cup squad but was brought in after Eli Walker’s hamstring injury forced the Ospreys winger out of the tournament.

    Moriarty’s father Paul played in the first World Cup in 1987 before forging a successful rugby league career with Widnes. Ross was educated at Glyncollen Primary School and Morriston Comprehensive School in Swansea and played his junior rugby at Gorseinon.

    Ross Moriarty
  • George North

    George North

    DoB1992-04-13 BirthplaceKing's Lynn Height1.93 m (6' 4") Weight109 kg (17 st 2 lb) PositionWing

    George was born in King’s Lynn of a Yorkshire father and Welsh mother. He moved to North Wales aged just two, and is a fluent Welsh speaker.

    North became the first teenager from anywhere in the world to score 10 Test tries and was capped 21 times before his 20th birthday.

    He was an ever present in the highly successful RBS 6 Nations sides of 2012 and 2013 and was an emphatic success on the British & Irish Lions’ tour of Australia in 2013, scoring two tries in the three Tests.

    George North
  • Hadleigh Parkes

    Hadleigh Parkes

    DoB1987-10-05 BirthplaceHunterville Height1.88 m (6' 2") Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb) PositionCentre

    Hadleigh Parkes
  • Rhys Patchell

    Rhys Patchell

    DoB1993-05-17 BirthplaceLlandough Height1.91 m (6' 3") Weight92 kg (14 st 6 lb) PositionFly Half

    Rhys made his senior Welsh debut during the summer of 2013, coming on as a replacement in both of the Tests against Japan, scoring his first international points when he kicked a penalty.

    This product of Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf began his club rugby for CRICC before moving on to Cardiff High School Old Boys Youth and the WRU Blues regional age grade teams and academy.

    On the international front, he previously represented Wales Sevens and Wales Under 18. He made his regional debut in the LV= Cup in 2011/12.

    Rhys Patchell
  • Tom Prydie

    Tom Prydie

    DoB1992-02-23 BirthplaceBridgend Height1.80 m (5' 11") Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb) PositionWing

    Tom became the youngest player to play in the Heineken Cup at 17 years, 292 days when he came on as a replacement for the Ospreys against Viadana on 12 December 2009.

    In a career full of firsts, he became the youngest cap in Wales' history when he started on the wing against Italy in 2010. In doing so he surpassed Matthew Tait of England as the youngest ever to play in the Six Nations.

    In June 2010 Prydie became Wales youngest try scorer at 18 years and 102 days against South Africa, overtaking the record set by Tom Pearson in 1891.

    He represented Wales Sevens at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

     

    Tom Prydie
  • Nicky Smith

    Nicky Smith

    DoB1994-04-07 BirthplaceSwansea Height1.83 m (6' 0") Weight113 kg (17 st 11 lb) PositionProp

    The former Swansea front-rower was rewarded for his form at the start of the season with the Ospreys with a call up to Wales’ 2014 autumn squad.

    Smith made his international debut for Wales in the 2014 Dove Men Series, coming off the bench in Wales’ 17-13 victory against Fiji.

    The former Wales U20 prop made his debut for the Ospreys in 2012/12 but made his mark for the region during the 2014/15 campaign, starting all eight of his side’s opening encounters.

    Nicky Smith
  • Josh Turnbull

    Josh Turnbull

    DoB1988-03-12 BirthplaceHaverfordwest Height1.93 m (6' 4") Weight99 kg (15 st 8 lb) PositionBack Row

    Newcastle Emlyn product Josh Turnbull has come through the Scarlets Academy system.

    He has represented Wales at U18 and U19 levels; he has participated in the last two IRB U19 World Championship, scoring a try against Scotland in 2006 and representing his country in all five of Wales's games in the 2006/2007 season, including the Division A semi-final against New Zealand.

    A big ball carrying forward, Turnbull can play either in the back row, where he prefers to play on the blindside flanker, or in the second row.

    Josh Turnbull
  • Aaron Wainwright

    Aaron Wainwright

    DoB1997-09-25 BirthplaceCardiff Height () Weight () PositionBack Row

    Aaron Wainwright
  • Owen Watkin

    Owen Watkin

    DoB1996-10-12 BirthplaceBridgend Height1.88 m (6' 2") Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb) PositionCentre

    Owen Watkin
  • Scott Williams

    Scott Williams

    DoB1990-10-10 BirthplaceCarmarthen Height1.85 m (6' 1") Weight99 kg (15 st 8 lb) PositionCentre

    A former Coleg Sir Gar pupil, Scott cut his teeth at Whitland before moving to the Scarlets at U16 level and graduating through the WRU Scarlets Academy.

    He played for Wales Under 20 in 2009 and 2010 and previously represented Wales at U16 and U18. His senior debut came against the Barbarians in June 2011 and went to that year’s Rugby World Cup, playing three times.

    He has been a consistent performer for the Scarlets in recent years and been pushing hard for a starting place in the Wales line-up. His 2015 World Cup was cut short, when suffering a knee injury at Twickenham against England.

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    Scott Williams
  • Tomos Williams

    Tomos Williams

    DoB1995-01-01 BirthplaceTreorchy Height1.78 m (5' 10") Weight77 kg (12 st 1 lb) PositionScrum Half

    The Wales Under 20 scrum half made his Sevens debut as a 19-year-old in the Japan leg of the 2013/14 World Series where he scored his first try against Portugal in pool play before being in the side to claim the Bowl with a hard fought victory over Scotland in the final.

    Tomos Williams