Davies and Jones return for Wales
March 5, 2014
Warren Gatland - 'It's great to have them both back' © Getty Images
Jonathan Davies and Alun Wyn Jones both return to the starting XV for Wales against England at Twickenham on Sunday. They are the only two changes made by Warren Gatland to the side which beat France in Cardiff 11 days ago.
Lock Wyn Jones, who missed that match with a foot infection, replaces lock Jake Ball while George North moves back from centre to the wing to accommodate Davies with Liam Williams relegated to the bench.
"It's great to have both Jon and Alun Wyn back and available and they come into a very experienced side," Gatland said. "Jon came through the match well at the weekend and he is ready to go.
"We were happy with the response and performance against France but we know we will have to raise it another level on Sunday. We're really looking forward to going up to Twickenham, England have performed well so far and it's set up to be a great game with all to play for."
Wales: Leigh Halfpenny, Alex Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies , Jamie Roberts, George North , Rhys Priestland, Rhys Webb, Gethin Jenkins , Richard Hibbard, Adam Jones, Luke Charteris, Alun Wyn Jones , Dan Lydiate , Sam Warburton (capt), Taulupe Faletau .
Replacements: Ken Owens , Paul James, Rhodri Jones , Jake Ball , Justin Tipuric, Mike Phillips, Dan Biggar, Liam Williams.
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