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Wales draw 1-1 in first pre Euro 2016 friendly

Wales have drawn 1-1 in their first pre-Euro 2016 friendly against Northern Ireland at a very wet Cardiff City Stadium.

Simon Church of Wales celebrates his goal during the international friendly match at the Cardiff City Stadium. Credit: PA

Wales were on good form in the first half with decidedly more chances but no goals.

Coleman made two changes for the second half swapping Jonathan Williams with George Williams and Lloyd Isgrove made his debut after being brought on to replace Tom Lawrence.

Northern Ireland's Craig Cathcart found the first goal early in the second half and the game looked set to be a loss for Wales.

But a successful penalty from Simon Church with just a few minutes to go brought Wales back into play.

One minute's silence was held before the match to pay respects to the victims of the Brussels terror attacks.

Wales will play Ukraine in their next friendly in Kiev on March 28th.

They'll then play Sweden away in their final friendly before Euro 2016 kicks off in June.

Wales are in the same group as Slovakia, England and Russia at the European Championship finals this summer - their first major tournament for 58 years.