Wales Rugby World Cup squad prediction

Following the 22-17 defeat to Ireland at the Principality Stadium Warren Gatland should have a clear idea of his 31-man Wales Rugby World Cup squad. Robert Rees takes a look at the 31 men Gatland is likely to choose. 

Wales Rugby World Cup squad


Props: Wyn Jones (Scarlets), Rob Evans (Scarlets), Nicky Smith (Ospreys), Dillon Lewis (Cardiff Blues), Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs), Samson Lee (Scarlets).

Hookers: Ken Owens (Scarlets), Elliot Dee (Dragons), Ryan Elias (Scarlets).

Locks: Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Jake Ball (Scarlets), Adam Beard (Ospreys), Cory Hill (Dragons).

Back Row: Aaron Shingler (Scarlets), Ross Moriarty (Dragons), Aaron Wainwright (Dragons), Josh Navidi (Cardiff Blues), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys).


Scrum Halves: Gareth Davies (Scarlets), Tomos Williams (Cardiff Blues), Aled Davies (Ospreys).

Fly Halves: Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints), Rhys Patchell (Scarlets).

Centres: Jon Davies (Scarlets), Hadleigh Parkes (Scarlets), Scott Williams (Ospreys).

Back Three: George North (Ospreys), Hallam Amos (Cardiff Blues), Liam Williams (Saracens), Josh Adams (Cardiff Blues), Leigh Halfpenny (Scarlets).

Warren Gatland will name his Wales Rugby World Cup squad at 2pm on Sunday September 1.


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