Warren Gatland names unchanged line-up for clash against England

Warren Gatland has named the same Wales side to face England this weekend
Warren Gatland has named the same Wales side to face England this weekend
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has announced an unchanged line-up for the upcoming Twickenham clash against England to be played on Saturday.
The decision follows after Gatland's men successfully defeated Scotland 34-7 in the opening round of the tournament at Principality Stadium last weekend.
The latest 6 Nations odds, from this upcoming fixture as per reviewed sportsbooks sites here are as follows:
England 2/9 on 888 Sport vs Wales 4/1 on Betway.
Northampton Saints wing George North's inclusion on the bench will be the only change Gatland has made to the matchday 23 after he recovered from a series of knee injuries to take the position of Owen Watkin.
The 25-year-old scored a try for his club in his comeback game in the Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Harlequins but Gatland has decided to go with Josh Adams and Steff Evans at wings.
“It’s great to name an unchanged starting XV," said Gatland.
“The players deserve that for a very good performance on the opening weekend.
“We have made one change on the bench, with George coming in for Owen (Watkin), which is tough on Owen but Josh (Adams) picked up a slight strain last weekend, so George provides us a bit more cover there.
“We know how tough it is going to be against that huge English forward pack. They are really going to test us.
“England have been in great form the last couple of years, so we know the challenge we face, but we have had a good couple of weeks in camp and we are looking forward to going up to Twickenham.”
Meanwhile, Liam Williams, who was originally scheduled to return to full training will continue his rehabilitation from an abdonimal injury.
Wales: L Halfpenny (Scarlets); J Adams (Worcester), S Williams (Scarlets), H Parkes (Scarlets), S Evans (Scarlets); R Patchell (Scarlets), G Davies (Scarlets); R Evans (Scarlets), K Owens (Scarlets), S Lee (Scarlets), C Hill (Dragons), A W Jones (Ospreys, capt), A Shingler (Scarlets), J Navidi (Cardiff Blues), R Moriarty (Gloucester).
Replacements: E Dee (Dragons), W Jones (Scarlets), T Francis (Exeter), B Davies (Ospreys), J Tipuric (Ospreys), A Davies (Scarlets), G Anscombe (Cardiff Blues), G North (Northampton).

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