Wales have announced their match-day line-up for their second November Test

Wales Women Autumn Internationals Squad 2021

Wales Women head coach Ioan Cunningham has made seven changes to his starting XV for their second autumn Internationals fixture against South Africa on Saturday lunchtime at Cardiff Arms Park.

Gwenllian Pyrs, Carys Phillips and Cerys Hale all start in the front row, while Alisha Butchers comes in at blindside with Georgia Evans moving up to lock.

In the backs, Ffion Lewis starts at scrum-half while Niamh Terry and Caitlin Lewis come into the back three with last week’s full-back Jasmine Joyce now away on sevens duty.

This is a first start in two years for Phillips, Terry and Ffion Lewis.

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Wales Women team to play South Africa – Saturday 13 November

Niamh Terry; Lisa Neumann, Hannah Jones, Kerin Lake, Caitlin Lewis; Elinor Snowsill, Ffion Lewis; Gwenllian Pyrs, Carys Phillips, Cerys Hale, Natalia John, Georgia Evans, Alisha Butchers, Bethan Lewis, Siwan Lillicrap (captain).

Replacements: Kat Evans, Caryl Thomas, Donna Rose, Gwen Crabb, Alex Callender, Keira Bevan, Robyn Wilkins, Megan Webb.

Wales Women team to play Japan – Sunday 7 November

Jasmine Joyce; Lisa Neumann, Hannah Jones, Kerin Lake, Courtney Keight; Elinor Snowsill, Keira Bevan; Caryl Thomas, Kat Evans, Donna Rose, Natalia John, Gwen Crabb, Georgia Evans, Bethan Lewis, Siwan Lillicrap (captain).

Replacements: Carys Phillips, Cara Hope, Cerys Hale, Alex Callender, Alisha Butchers, Ffion Lewis, Robyn Wilkins, Megan Webb.

Wales Women Autumn Internationals Squad 2021



Keira Bevan (Bristol Bears/Scrum-half)

Leanne Burnell (Pontyclun Falcons/Scrum-half)

Hannah Jones (Gloucester-Hartpury/Centre)

Jasmine Joyce (Bristol Bears/Wing)

Jess Kavanagh (RGC/Wing)

Courtney Keight (Bristol Bears/Wing)

Kerin Lake (Gloucester-Hartpury/Centre)

Caitlin Lewis (Scarlets/Wing)

Ffion Lewis (Exeter Chiefs/Scrum-half)

Jade Mullen (Harlequins/Wing or full-back)

Lisa Neumann (Sale Sharks/Wing)

Jess Roberts (Sale Sharks/Scrum-half)

Elinor Snowsill (Bristol Bears/Fly-half)

Niamh Terry (Exeter Chiefs/Fly-half)

Flo Williams (Wasps FC/Fly-half)

Megan Webb (Pontyclun/Centre)

Robyn Wilkins (Gloucester-Hartpury/Centre, fly-half or full-back)


Alisha Butchers (Bristol Bears/Back-row)

Alex Callender (Worcester Warriors/Back-row)

Gwen Crabb (Gloucester-Hartpury/Second row)

Bethan Dainton (Harlequins/Back-row)

Georgia Evans (Saracens/Second row)

Kat Evans (Saracens/Hooker)

Abbie Fleming (Exeter Chiefs/Lock)

Cerys Hale (Gloucester-Hartpury/Prop)

Cara Hope (Gloucester-Hartpury/Prop)

Natalia John (Bristol Bears/Second row)

Madi Johns (Porth Harlequins/Prop)

Manon Johnes (Bristol Bears/Back row)

Molly Kelly (Sale Sharks/Hooker)

Bethan Lewis (Gloucester-Hartpury/Back row)

Siwan Lillicrap (Bristol Bears/No 8)

Robyn Lock (Gloucester-Hartpury/Hooker)

Liliana Podpadec (Llandaff North/Forward)

Carys Philips (Worcester Warriors/Hooker)

Gwenllian Pyrs (Sale Sharks/Prop)

Donna Rose (Saracens/Prop)

Caryl Thomas (Worcester Warriors/Prop)

Wales Women Autumn Internationals Fixtures 2021

Sun 7 Nov, Wales v Japan (5pm, Cardiff Arms Park)

Sat 13 Nov, Wales v South Africa (12.15pm, Cardiff Arms Park)

Sun 21 Nov, Wales v Canada (5pm, Cardiff Arms Park)

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