Wayne Pivac has named three uncapped players in his starting Wales team to face Georgia in Llanelli on Saturday, with a further two players making their first Test starts.
In some 13 changes to the XV, Cardiff Blues back-row James Botham – grandson of former England cricketer Sir Ian Botham – Scarlets scrum-half Kieran Hardy and Scarlets centre Johnny Williams are all in for their Test debuts.
Bristol Bears out-half Callum Sheedy and Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit are also in for their first Test starts, while uncapped Bristol back Ioan Lloyd is in line for his debut off the bench.
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Wales: 15 Liam Williams, 14 Johnny McNicholl, 13 Nick Tompkins, 12 Johnny Williams, 11 Louis Rees-Zammit, 10 Callum Sheedy, 9 Kieran Hardy; 1 Wyn Jones, 2 Elliot Dee, 3 Samson Lee, 4 Jake Ball, 5 Seb Davies, 6 Justin Tipuric (c), 7 James Botham, 8 Aaron Wainwright.
Replacements: 16 Sam Parry, 17 Nicky Smith, 18 Leon Brown, 19 Cory Hill, 20 James Davies, 21 Rhys Webb, 22 Ioan Lloyd, 23 Jonah Holmes.
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