Rugby-World Cup-Wales

Rugby-World Cup-Wales
By Reuters

13/09/2019 at 07:01Updated 13/09/2019 at 07:04

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Wales squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, where they will compete in Pool D:

WALES

World ranking: 5

Coach: Warren Gatland (New Zealand)

Captain: Alun Wyn Jones

Squad:

Forwards - Jake Ball, Adam Beard, Rhys Carre, James Davies, Elliot Dee, Ryan Elias, Tomas Francis, Cory Hill, Alun Wyn Jones, Wyn Jones, Dillon Lewis, Ross Moriarty, Josh Navidi, Ken Owens, Aaron Shingler, Nicky Smith, Justin Tipuric, Aaron Wainwright

Backs - Josh Adams, Hallam Amos, Dan Biggar, Aled Davies, Gareth Davies, Jonathan Davies, Leigh Halfpenny, George North, Hadleigh Parkes, Rhys Patchell, Owen Watkin, Liam Williams, Tomos Williams.

WORLD CUP RECORD

W - 21, L - 16, D - 0

Tournaments: 8

Last World Cup: Quarter-finals (2015)

Best finish: Third place (1987)

WORLD CUP POOL B FIXTURES

Sept 23 Wales v Georgia Toyota

Sept 29 Australia v Wales Tokyo

Oct 9 Wales v Fiji Oita

Oct 13 Wales v Uruguay Kumamoto

RESULTS IN 2019

Feb 1 France 19-24 Wales

Feb 9 Italy 15-26 Wales

Feb 23 Wales 21-13 England

Mar 9 Scotland 11-18 Wales

Mar 16 Wales 25-7 Ireland

Aug 11 England 33-19 Wales

Aug 17 Wales 13-6 England

Aug 31 Wales 17-22 Ireland

Sep 7 Ireland 19-10 Wales (Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)

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