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Six Nations 2024: Warren Gatland makes seven Wales changes to face England

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Warren Gatland has wielded the axe by making seven changes to his team to face England on Saturday.

Fit-again centre George North returns for his 50th Six Nations appearance.

Ioan Lloyd and Tomos Williams, who helped spark the comeback against Scotland, are rewarded with starts.

Gatland has also changed his entire starting front-row with Gareth Thomas, Elliot Dee and Keiron Assiratti all selected as well flanker Alex Mann for his first Test start.

Scrum-half Gareth Davies is out of the matchday squad while Owen Watkin makes way for North. Sam Costelow (neck), Leon Brown (shoulder) and James Botham (knee) are injured.

Prop Corey Domachowski and hooker Ryan Elias step down to a bench that includes uncapped Bath tight-head prop Archie Griffin.

Cai Evans could also make his Six Nations debut as a replacement and is joined by Dragons team-mate Taine Basham and lock Will Rowlands, who missed last week following the birth of his child.

Source: BBC News