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Uncapped lock Rhys Davies among four players called into Wales squad as cover for Lions call-ups and injuries | Rugby Union News

Alun Wyn Jones dislocated his shoulder on Saturday and was faraway from the Lions’ squad for his or her upcoming tour of South Africa; Adam Beard and Josh Navidi drafted into Warren Gatland’s facet to exchange Jones and Justin Tipuric, who was additionally injured in opposition to Japan at Murrayfield

Last Updated: 28/06/21 11:21am

Ospreys' Rhys Davies is in line to make his Wales debut over the summer

Ospreys’ Rhys Davies is in line to make his Wales debut over the summer time

Uncapped lock Rhys Davies is amongst 4 gamers who’ve been known as into the Wales squad to cowl for accidents and withdrawals.

Josh Navidi and Adam Beard left the Wales camp on Sunday to hitch up with the British & Irish Lions after Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric sustained tour-ending injuries against Japan on Saturday.

Ospreys second row Davies has been drafted in to exchange Navidi in Wayne Pivac’s squad, whereas Cardiff’s Seb Davies is available in for Beard.

Scarlets prop Samson Lee, who boasts 45 caps, returns to the fold after a again damage dominated out Tomas Francis, whereas Cardiff scrum-half Lloyd Williams is named in as cowl for Rhodri Williams, who has a shoulder damage that can proceed to be assessed.

Wales host Canada on the Principality Stadium on Saturday forward of a double-header in opposition to Argentina on the identical venue over the next two weekends.

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