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Morgan starts in midfield against Boks

2015-10-15 12:21
Tyler Morgan (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Wales coach Warren Gatland has named his team for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against the Springboks in London on Saturday.

Tyler Morgan will start at outside centre in one of three changes to the starting line-up from the one which lost 15-6 to Australia last weekend.

With Liam Williams ruled out due to injury, George North moves from outside centre to wing, opening a spot for Morgan to come straight into the run-on XV.

Gethin Jenkins comes in for Paul James at loosehead prop, while Dan Lydiate is back in the loose-trio, with Sam Warburton moving into the No 7 jersey.

Kick-off for Saturday's clash at Twickenham is scheduled for 17:00 (SA time).


South Africa:

15 Willie le Roux, 14 JP Pietersen, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Bryan Habana, 10 Handre Pollard, 9 Fourie du Preez (captain), 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Schalk Burger, 6 Francois Louw, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bismarck du Plessis, 1 Tendai Mtawarira

Substitutes: 16 Adriaan Strauss, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Jannie du Plessis, 19 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 20 Willem Alberts, 21 Ruan Pienaar, 22 Pat Lambie, 23 Jan Serfontein.


15 Gareth Anscombe, 14 Alex Cuthbert, 13 Tyler Morgan, 12 Jamie Roberts, 11 George North, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Toby Faletau, 7 Sam Warburton (captain), 6 Dan Lydiate, 5 Alun Wyn Jones, 4 Luke Charteris, 3 Samson Lee, 2 Scott Baldwin, 1 Gethin Jenkins.

Substitutes: 16 Ken Owens, 17 Paul James, 18 Tom Francis, 19 Bradley Davies, 20 Justin Tipuric, 21 Lloyd Williams, 22 Rhys Priestland, 23 James Hook

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