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RugbyU: Wales team to play South Africa

Wales team announced Tuesday to play South Africa in a one-off international at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday (1730GMT kick-off): Wales (15-1) Leigh Halfpenny; George North, Jonathan Davies, Scott Williams, Eli Walker; Rhys Priestland, Mike Phillips; Toby Faletau, Sam Warburton (capt) Dan Lydiate; Alun Wyn Jones, Bradley Davies; Adam Jones, Richard Hibbard, Gethin Jenkins Replacements: Ken Owens, Paul James, Scott Andrews, Luke Charteris, Justin Tipuric, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Liam Williams afp

RugbyU: Wallaby skipper Horwill cleared to play

Wallaby captain James Horwill was Sunday cleared to play in this weekend's second Test against the British and Irish Lions in Melbourne. Horwill was found not guilty on a charge of stamping or trampling an opponent during Saturday's first Test won by the Lions 23-21 in Brisbane. The Wallabies skipper was cited before a disciplinary hearing under Law 10.4 b, where a player must not stamp or trample on an opponent. Horwill was alleged to have stamped or trampled on Lions' lock Alun Wyn Jones in the third minute of the opening Test.

RugbyU: Wallaby skipper Horwill cleared to play

Wallaby captain James Horwill was Sunday cleared to play in this weekend's second Test against the British and Irish Lions in Melbourne. Horwill was found not guilty on a charge of stamping or trampling an opponent during Saturday's first Test won by the Lions 23-21 in Brisbane. The Wallabies skipper was cited before a disciplinary hearing under Law 10.4 b, where a player must not stamp or trample on an opponent. Horwill was alleged to have stamped or trampled on Lions' lock Alun Wyn Jones in the third minute of the opening Test.

RugbyU: Wales team to play England

Wales team announced on Thursday to play England in their final Six Nations match in Cardiff on Saturday (kick-off 1700GMT): (Wales 15-1) Leigh Halfpenny; Alex Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, George North; Dan Biggar, Mike Phillips; Toby Faletau, Justin Tipuric, Sam Warburton; Ian Evans, Alun-Wyn Jones; Adam Jones, Richard Hibbard, Gethin Jenkins (capt) Replacements: Ken Owens, Paul James, Scott Andrews, Andrew Coombs, Aaron Shingler, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Scott Williams. smg/ak

RugbyU: Wales's Jenkins out of Scotland clash

Gethin Jenkins will miss Wales' Six Nations match away to Scotland on Saturday with a calf muscle injury, interim head coach Rob Howley said on Tuesday. Prop forward Jenkins, now with French club Toulon, suffered the problem during Wales's 26-9 win against Italy in Rome and the 97-times capped front row was replaced by Paul James in the starting line-up for Saturday's match at Murrayfield.

RugbyU: Wales team to play Scotland

Wales team announced Tuesday to play Scotland in a Six Nations international at Murrayfield on Saturday (1430GMT): Wales (15-1) Leigh Halfpenny; Alex Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, George North; Dan Biggar, Mike Phillips; Toby Faletau, Sam Warburton, Ryan Jones (capt); Ian Evans, Alun-Wyn Jones; Adam Jones, Richard Hibbard, Paul James Replacements: Ken Owens, Scott Andrews, Craig Mitchell, Andrew Coombs, Justin Tipuric, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Scott Williams afp

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Wales team to play Scotland in Six Nations

(updates with change to Wales bench) LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - Wales interim coach Rob Howley named the following team to play Scotland in the Six Nations championship match at Murrayfield on Saturday. 15-Leigh Halfpenny, 14-Alex Cuthbert, 13-Jonathan Davies, 12-Jamie Roberts, 11-George North, 10-Dan Biggar, 9-Mike Phillips, 8-Toby Faletau, 7-Sam Warburton, 6-Ryan Jones (captain), 5-Ian Evans, 4-Alun Wyn Jones, 3-Adam Jones, 2-Richard Hibbard, 1-Paul James

Rugby-Warburton named on Wales bench against Italy

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Wales flanker Sam Warburton has been named on the replacements' bench for Saturday's Six nations match against Italy, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Tuesday. Warburton missed the 16-6 victory in France due to a shoulder injury and Ryan Jones took over the captaincy, with coach Rob Howley naming the same team last week to take on the Italians in Rome. Experienced lock Alun Wyn Jones was also named on the bench in place of Lou Reed.

RugbyU: Wales team to play Italy

Wales team announced Tuesday to play Italy in a Six Nations international at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on Saturday (1430GMT kick-off): Wales (15-1) Leigh Halfpenny; Alex Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, George North; Dan Biggar, Mike Phillips; Toby Faletau, Justin Tipuric, Ryan Jones (capt); Ian Evans, Andrew Coombs; Adam Jones, Richard Hibbard, Gethin Jenkins Replacements: Ken Owens, Paul James, Craig Mitchell, Alun Wyn Jones, Sam Warburton, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Scott Williams afp13
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