Wayne Pivac makes seven changes for series decider against the Pumas
Wales squad for summer Tests 2021
Wales have made seven changes for their final summer Test against Argentina at Principality Stadium on Saturday (3pm).
Wayne Pivac’s side drew the first of their two Tests against the Pumas 20-20 so it will be ‘winner takes all’ in terms of the series in Cardiff this weekend.
Jarrod Evans and Tomos Williams are at half-back while Nick Tompkins and Tom Rogers also come into the starting back-line.
Up front, Gareth Thomas makes his first Test start at loosehead while Leon Brown comes in at tighthead and Josh Turnbull replaces the injured Aaron Wainwright in the back row.
Wales team to play Argentina – Saturday 17 July
Hallam Amos; Owen Lane, Nick Tompkins, Jonathan Davies (capt), Tom Rogers; Jarrod Evans, Tomos Williams; Gareth Thomas, Elliot Dee, Leon Brown, Ben Carter, Will Rowlands, Josh Turnbull, James Botham, Ross Moriarty.
Replacements: Sam Parry, Rhodri Jones, Dillon Lewis, Matthew Screech, Taine Basham, Kieran Hardy, Callum Sheedy, Uilisi Halaholo.
Wales team to play Argentina – Saturday 10 July
Hallam Amos; Jonah Holmes, Uilisi Halaholo, Jonathan Davies (capt), Owen Lane; Callum Sheedy, Kieran Hardy; Nicky Smith, Elliot Dee, Dillon Lewis, Ben Carter, Will Rowlands, Ross Moriarty, James Botham, Aaron Wainwright.
Replacements: Ryan Elias, Gareth Thomas, Leon Brown, Josh Turnbull, Taine Basham, Tomos Williams, Jarrod Evans, Nick Tompkins.
Wales team to play Canada – Saturday 3 July
Leigh Halfpenny; Jonah Holmes, Uilisi Halaholo, Jonathan Davies (captain), Tom Rogers; Callum Sheedy, Tomos Williams; Nicky Smith, Elliot Dee, Dillon Lewis, Ben Carter, Will Rowlands, Ross Moriarty, James Botham, Aaron Wainwright.
Replacements: Ryan Elias, Gareth Thomas, Leon Brown, Josh Turnbull, Taine Basham, Kieran Hardy, Ben Thomas, Nick Tompkins.
Wales squad for summer Tests 2021
Taine Basham (Dragons)
Adam Beard (Ospreys) – Replaced by Seb Davies (Cardiff Rugby) on 28 June after Lions call-up
James Botham (Cardiff Rugby)
Leon Brown (Dragons)
Ben Carter (Dragons)
Elliot Dee (Dragons)
Ryan Elias (Scarlets)
Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs) – Replaced by Samson Lee (Scarlets) on 28 June after being ruled out due to a back injury
Cory Hill (Cardiff Rugby) – Replaced by Matthew Screech (Dragons) on 17 June after wanting to explore a move overseas
Dillon Lewis (Cardiff Rugby)
Rhodri Jones (Ospreys)
Ross Moriarty (Dragons)
Josh Navidi (Cardiff Rugby) – Replaced by Rhys Davies (Ospreys) on 28 June after Lions call-up
Sam Parry (Ospreys)
Will Rowlands (Wasps)
Nicky Smith (Ospreys)
Gareth Thomas (Ospreys)
Josh Turnbull (Cardiff Rugby)
Aaron Wainwright (Dragons)
Hallam Amos (Cardiff Rugby)
Jonathan Davies (Scarlets, captain)
Jarrod Evans (Cardiff Rugby)
Willis Halaholo (Cardiff Rugby)
Leigh Halfpenny (Scarlets)
Kieran Hardy (Scarlets)
Jonah Holmes (Dragons)
Owen Lane (Cardiff Rugby)
Ioan Lloyd (Bristol Bears)
Tom Rogers (Scarlets)
Callum Sheedy (Bristol Bears)
Ben Thomas (Cardiff Rugby)
Nick Tompkins (Saracens)
Lloyd Williams (Cardiff Rugby)
Rhodri Williams (Dragons)
Tomos Williams (Cardiff Rugby)
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