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Six point try to be trialled in Wales

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A six-point try is set to be trialled in Welsh rugby's Principality Premiership this season.

The trial, which has been given a green light by the Welsh Rugby Union board but is subject to World Rugby approval, will also see penalties and drop-goals reduced from three points to two.

A penalty try, meanwhile, will be an automatic eight-point score, with no conversion taken.


Chester likely to miss out, Robson-Kanu will be fit

James Chester Credit: PA

James Chester has been ruled out of tomorrow's Euro qualifier against Cyprus with a hamstring injury, but he is expected to be available for Sunday's match with Israel.

Uncapped Charlton defender Morgan Fox has travelled to Cyprus as cover for Chester.

However striker Hal Robson-Kanu is likely to be fit for the game in Nicosia after sustaining a groin injury playing for Reading.

Tiendalli leaves Swans as contract cancelled

Swansea defender Dwight Tiendalli has had his contract terminated by mutual consent, the club's official website has confirmed.

Tiendalli has spent 3 years with Swansea. Credit:

The 29-year-old joined the club on a free transfer in 2012, making 46 appearances in all competitions and scoring once.

Whilst at The Liberty Tiendalli also picked two international caps for Holland - his debut in a friendly against Indonesia in June 2013.

Last season he moved on loan to Middlesbrough after finding playing time for Garry Monk's side hard to come by.

Elsewhere Swansea City youngster Alex Samuel has joined Scottish Championship side Morton on loan until January.


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