Wales ready for Wallabies clash

Wales are preparing for their final game in the Autumn international series against Australia.

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Wales 'looking to finish series off well' says Gatland

It's great to have Alex and Scott available and they bring a lot of experience into the back line. Alex and the medical teams have worked really hard to ensure he is ready for this weekend and it's great to be able to bring him back into the side.

We though Owen (Williams) performed well in the centre against Tonga and he gets another opportunity on Saturday.

There is a lot of experience in the pack for what is going to be a very physical game.

We are looking to finish the series off well, the last three games against Australia have gone right down to the wire and I don't expect anything different this weekend.

– Warren Gatland, Wales Head Coach

Gatland names squad to face Wallabies

Gatland has named his squad to face the Wallabies on Saturday Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland has announced his squad to face Australia early. Alex Cuthbert and Scott Williams have both returned from injury to join the starting line up for Saturday's final match in the autumn series. This will be Cuthbert's first appearance for Wales in the autumn series.

Wales team:

Leigh Halfpenny, Alex Cuthbert, Owen Williams, Scott Williams, George North, Dan Biggar, Mike Phillips, Gethin Jenkins, Richard Hibbard, Rhodri Jones, Alun Wyn Jones, Ian Evans, Dan Lydiate, Sam Warburton, Toby Faletau.

Replacements:

Ken Owens, Ryan Bevington, Samson Lee, Ryan Jones, Justin Tipuric, Rhodri Williams, Rhys Priestland, Liam Williams.

Cuthbert could return for Wallabies clash

Wales could recall Lions winger Alex Cuthbert for the final autumn international against Australia. Cuthbert had been expected to miss the whole of the autumn series after suffering an ankle injury while playing for the Cardiff Blues.

The 23 year-old is set to be assessed by the Wales doctors during training this week after getting the call up along with Ospreys second row James King.

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