We're well aware of what's at stake. We've got to go and deliver a performance that gives us confidence for next week
Game day, hope you all enjoy! ????????
Cheers for all the messages of support have a great day !
FINALLY arrived - Game Day! Not long now......stomachs doing somersaults!! Got to love Saturday afternoon international rugby!!! ????
Wales Under-20s narrowly beat Italy at Eirias Park tonight. A try by Wales at 75 minutes resulted in a full-time score of 30-23. Will we have the same success in the Six Nations tomorrow?
Mike Phillips tells ITV Wales that the Wales team are trying to put any talk of a Grand Slam win to one side, and keep their minds on the game itself.
Wales have beaten Italy 24-3 in their penultimate RBS Six Nations match in Cardiff.Read the full story ›
Italian Coach Jacques Brunel rings the changes ahead of visit to CardiffRead the full story ›
WALES: Leigh Halfpenny; Alex Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts, George North; Rhys Priestland, Michael Phillips; Gethin Jenkins (C), Matthew Rees, Adam Jones, Alun Wyn Jones, Ian Evans, Dan Lydiate, Justin Tipuric, Toby Faletau
REPLACEMENTS: Ken Owens, Paul James, Luke Charteris, Ryan Jones, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Scott Williams
Warren Gatland says he has no concerns about selecting Justin Tipuric to face Italy, reports Richard Morgan
He was unlucky not to go to the World Cup. We were hugely impressed with him in the Summer
Gethin Jenkins is to captain Wales for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy in place of Sam Warburton, who's been suffering from a knee injury. Warburton's place a open-side flanker has been taken by Justin Tipuric.
Former squad captain Matthew Rees makes a return as hooker, with Jamie Rogers making a rapid recovery from his half-time injury in last week's match to keep his place in the back line.