Gatland names nine debutants in Welsh training squad

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named nine uncapped players in a 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup.

Gatland names nine debutants in Welsh training squad

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named nine uncapped players in a 47-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup.

The group of newcomers includes Gloucester back-row forward Ross Moriarty, Bath lock Dominic Day and Exeter prop Tomas Francis, plus young Newport Gwent Dragons backs Tyler Morgan and Jack Dixon.

The squad will report for conditioning training on June 15, while training camps next month include trips to Switzerland and Qatar.

Wales training squad for Rugby World Cup.

Backs: G Davies (Scarlets), M Phillips (Racing Metro), R Webb (Ospreys), L Williams (Cardiff Blues), G Anscombe (Cardiff Blues), D Biggar (Ospreys), J Hook (Gloucester), M Morgan (Bristol), R Patchell (Cardiff Blues), R Priestland (Scarlets), C Allen (Cardiff Blues), J Dixon (Newport Gwent Dragons), T Morgan (Newport Gwent Dragons), J Roberts (Racing Metro), S Williams (Scarlets), H Amos (Newport Gwent Dragons), A Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues), L Halfpenny (Toulon), T James (Exeter), G North (Northampton), E Walker (Ospreys), L Williams (Scarlets).

Forwards: R Evans (Scarlets), T Francis (Exeter), P James (Bath), A Jarvis (Ospreys), G Jenkins (Cardiff Blues), R Jones (Scarlets), S Lee (Scarlets), N Smith (Ospreys), S Baldwin (Ospreys), K Dacey (Cardiff Blues), R Hibbard (Gloucester), K Owens (Scarlets), J Ball (Scarlets), L Charteris (Racing Metro), D Day (Bath), B Davies (Wasps), A-W Jones (Ospreys), R Thornton (Ospreys), D Baker (Ospreys), T Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons), J King (Ospreys), D Lydiate (Ospreys), R Moriarty (Gloucester), J Tipuric (Ospreys), S Warburton (Cardiff Blues, capt).

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