Charteris injury blow as Wales prepare for England

Wales lock Luke Charteris has been forced out of Sunday's clash with England.

In his place is Scarlets forward Jake Ball for his second Six Nations start.

He comes into a side who have recovered well from their defeat to Ireland earlier in the championship, a turn around which means that with two games left to play Wales' hopes of a third consecutive Six Nations title are very much alive.

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Gatland left to rue ‘inconsistent’ Six Nations campaign

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