Wales Rugby World Cup Squad

Likely Wales World Cup squad

Following Saturday’s defeat to Ireland Warren Gatland has named his 31-man Wales Rugby World Cup squad to head to Japan. The squad sees some shock inclusions, Robert Rees has the latest.

Wales Rugby World Cup Squad


Props: Nicky Smith, Rhys Carre, Dillon Lewis, Tomas Francis, Wyn Jones.

Hookers: Ken Owens, Elliot Dee, Ryan Elias.

Second Row: Alun Wyn Jones, Jake Ball, Cory Hill, Adam Beard.

Back Row: Aaron Shingler, Justin Tipuric, Ross Moriarty, Aaron Wainwright, Josh Navidi, James Davies.

Wales Rugby Squad Depth
23rd February 2019, Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales; Guinness Six Nations rugby, Wales versus England; Elliot Dee of Wales during the singing of the anthem (photo by Paul Jenkins/Action Plus via Getty Images)


Scrum Halves: Gareth Davies, Aled Davies, Tomos Williams.

Fly Halves: Dan Biggar, Rhys Patchell.

Centres: Jon Davies, Hadleigh Parkes, Owen Watkin.

Back Five: George North, Liam Williams, Leigh Halfpenny, Josh Adams, Hallam Amos.

“Main photo credit”

Likely Wales World Cup squad
FIESCH, SWITZERLAND – JULY 19: Warren Gatland, the Wales head coach, looks on at the Wales pre World Cup training camp on July 19, 2019 in Fiesch, Switzerland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)