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Wales Select Opening Line Up

Wales Select Opening Line Up

The 26 strong squad meet on Thursday before flying to Spain on Saturday morning to finalise their preparations for the clash at the Santboiana Stadium(KO 2:30pm)

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Led by centre Melissa Berry for the eighth time, coach John Williams has gone for the speed of Cath Walkley on the expected hard grounds at scrum half with the youth of Kerry Jenkins on the bench.

UWIC Captain Catrin Edwrads wins the tight head berth from Kath Lenaghan and Claire Donovan pips Sue Grainger to start alongside Liza Burgess in the second row.

Wales must beat Australia to proceed in to the top half of the draw for the remainder of the competition. New Zealand and Germany make up the pool with Wales likely to face the Kiwis on Saturday May 18th if they overcome Australia.


1 Dawn Mason
2 Jamie Kift
3 Catrin Edwards
4 Clare Donovan
5 Liza Burgess
6 Kylie Wilson
7 Pip Minto
8 April Dent

9 Cath Walkley
10 Rhian Wilmott

11 Sue Jones
12 Melissa Berry CAPTAIN
13 Louise Rickard
14 Clare Flowers
15 Kate Jones


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