Wales vs South Africa

Wales vs South Africa

Wales vs South Africa Live Stream Online,The final Test of the autumn series which, controversially, falls outside World Ruby’s international window.

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The other change in the backline is at scrum-half, where Aled Davies replaces Rhys Webb.

There are three changes in the pack, with Scott Andrews and Kristian Dacey coming into the front row and Cory Hill replacing Jake Ball at lock.

South Africa also make five changes and give full debuts to wing Warrick Gelant and back row Dan du Preez.

Du Preez replaces unavailable Toulon back row Duane Vermeulen, while Steven Kitshoff comes in for injured prop Tendai Mtawarira.


New Zealand-born Hadleigh Parkes will make his Wales debut. The Scarlets centre only completes a three-year Wales residency qualification this week, but head coach Warren Gatland has handed him an immediate opportunity alongside Scott Williams in midfield.

Parkes is one of five changes from the team beaten by world champions New Zealand last weekend for Wales’ Under Armour Series finale.

Elsewhere, Scarlets scrum-half Aled Davies earns a surprise opportunity, with Rhys Webb, who suffered a head knock against world champions New Zealand last weekend and has been following return-to-play protocols, on the bench and Davies’ fellow Scarlets No 9 Gareth Davies not in the match-day 23.

A back injury sidelines hooker Ken Owens, so Cardiff Blues’ Kristian Dacey starts, while Dragons lock Cory Hill replaces dislocated shoulder victim Jake Ball and Bath’s on-loan Blues prop Scott Andrews also features.

Wales XV: L Halfpenny (Scarlets); H Amos (Dragons), S Williams (Scarlets), H Parkes (Scarlets), S Evans (Scarlets); D Biggar (Ospreys), A Davies (Scarlets); R Evans (Scarlets), K Dacey (Cardiff Blues), S Andrews (Cardiff Blues), C Hill (Dragons), A W Jones (Ospreys, capt), A Shingler (Scarlets), J Navidi (Cardiff Blues), T Faletau (Bath).

South Africa

Powerful prop Tendai Mtawarira has been ruled out of South Africa’s clash against Wales.

Mtawarira – nicknamed the ‘Beast’ – is sidelined due to a groin injury and will be replaced in the front row by Steven Kitshoff.

Springboks head coach Allister Coetzee has made four other changes from the side that beat Italy last weekend.

Wing Warrick Gelant makes his first Test start, taking over from Courtnall Skosan, with hooker Malcolm Marx returning from a shoulder injury, flanker Siya Kolisi being back in action and No 8 Dan du Preez also handed a full international debut.

Du Preez replaces Duane Vermeulen who, along with flanker Francois Louw and lock Franco Mostert, is back at his club because the match falls outside World Rugby’s autumn Test window.

South Africa XV: A Coetzee, D Leyds, J Kriel, F Venter, W Gelant, H Pollard, R Cronje; S Kitshoff, M Marx, W Louw, E Etzebeth (capt), L de Jager, S Kolisi, P du Toit, D du Preez.

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