Popham skippers Wales U21s
February 1, 2000
Newport number eight Alix Popham will captain the Wales Under-21 side to play France at Llandovery this Friday, kick off 2.30pm.
Along with Popham, Bath scrum-half Gareth Cooper is the only survivor from last year's Welsh side that sealed the Grand Slam against England.
Wales Under-21: R Williams (Cardiff); M Jones (Llanelli), J Robinson (Cardiff), H O'Hare (Leeds), R Johnston (Neath); C Rees (Neath), G Cooper (Bath); R Mills (Builth Wells), C Hawkins (Dunvant), G Powell (Cardiff), M Morgan (Cardiff), A Jones (Saracens), R Bowen (Cross Keys), T Morris (Abertillery), A Popham (Newport, capt).
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