Wales squad for autumn games

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named his 35-man squad for the autumn internationals, against South Africa, Argentina, Tonga and Australia next month.

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Full squad to face S Africa, Argentina, Tonga & Australia

There are four France-based players in Wales' autumn internationals squad - James Hook, Mike Phillips, Luke Charteris and Dan Lydiate.

Paul James and George North, who play their rugby in England, are also included.

Craig Mitchell, Rhys Gill, Alex Cuthbert and Jamie Roberts are out injured.

Former Wales captain Matthew Rees is also not considered, after his club Cardiff Blues announced this morning he will have an enforced spell away from rugby, to undergo testicular surgery.

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Wales face South Africa, Argentina, Tonga and Australia at the Millennium Stadium next month.

The full 35-man squad for the autumn internationals:

  • Forwards: Scott Andrews, Adam Jones, Aaron Jarvis, Paul James, Gethin Jenkins, Ryan Bevington, Richard Hibbard, Ken Owens, Emyr Phillips, Alun Wyn Jones, Luke Charteris, Ian Evans, Bradley Davies, Andrew Coombs, Ryan Jones, Justin Tipuric, Sam Warburton (c), Toby Faletau, Dan Lydiate.
  • Backs: Rhodri Williams, Mike Phillips, Lloyd Williams, Dan Biggar, Rhys Patchell, Rhys Priestland, Jon Davies, Ashley Beck, Scott Williams, Cory Allen, Owen Williams, James Hook, George North, Eli Walker, Leigh Halfpenny, Liam Williams.

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