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2017 Women's Rugby World Cup: Wales name unchanged team for Canada clash

Wales have named an unchanged starting line-up for their match against Canada on Tuesday in their quest for a fifth-placed finish at the Women's Rugby World Cup.

Wales' Sioned Harries during their World Cup match against Hong Kong. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA Images

After losing 15-0 to the Canadians in Pool A eight days ago, Wales will face a fifth-place play-off against Ireland or Australia next Saturday if they exact avenge in Belfast.

Head coach Rowland Phillips has reverted to the team beaten by Canada following an unimpressive 39-15 victory over tournament minnows Hong Kong last time out.

Elen Evans looks set to return from injury to play against Canada. Credit: Donall Farmer/PA Wire/PA Images

We competed well in our last match against Canada, and we know their quality.

Our positive performance against them gives us a lot of confidence as we move forward.

– Rowland Phillips, Wales Women Head Coach

A number of players return to Wales' starting line-up following the Hong Kong game, including full-back Dyddgu Hywel and wing Elen Evans.