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Cuthy called up for Fiji encounter

29th September 2015

Cardiff Blues wing Alex Cuthbert is one of three changes as Wales name the team to face Fiji in the Rugby World Cup clash at the Millennium Stadium on Thursday.

The flying wing is joined by regional team-mates Sam Warburton, who captains the team, and prop Gethin Jenkins as Wales look to build on the famous victory over England on Saturday.

Scrum half Lloyd Williams, one of the heroes of the win at Twickenham, will once again look to make a telling contribution from the bench.

Taulupe Faletau and Dan Lydiate will both win their 50th caps on Thursday while Matthew Morgan and Tyler Morgan also come into the side as Wales look to record their third successive Rugby World Cup victory.

National Dual Contracted Morgan, lines up at 13 alongside Jamie Roberts. Man of the match at Twickenham, Dan Biggar, continues his half-back partnership with try-scorer Gareth Davies.
Matthew Morgan (Bristol Rugby), Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues), Tyler Morgan (Newport Gwent Dragons), Jamie Roberts (Harlequins), George North (Northampton Saints), Dan Biggar (Ospreys), Gareth Davies (Scarlets); Gethin Jenkins (Cardiff Blues), Scott Baldwin (Ospreys), Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs), Bradley Davies (Wasps), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Dan Lydiate (Ospreys), Sam Warburton (Capt - Cardiff Blues), Taulupe Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons).

Replacements: Ken Owens (Scarlets), Aaron Jarvis (Ospreys), Samson Lee (Scarlets), Luke Charteris (Racing 92), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys), Lloyd Williams (Cardiff Blues), Rhys Priestland (Bath Rugby), James Hook (Gloucester Rugby).