Gatland Names 32-Man Squad for South Africa

Warren Gatland has named a 32-man squad for the forthcoming three-match tour of South Africa with Alun Wyn Jones named captain.

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The announcement was made to the players and the media following the Wales Senior Trial at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea, which the Probables won 55-7.

The squad will depart for South Africa next Thursday (June 5) and will begin the tour with a fixture against Eastern Province Kings in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday June 10.

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The first Test against the Springboks takes place in Durban on Saturday June 14 with the second a week later in Nelspruit on Saturday June 21.

WALES SQUAD TO TOUR SOUTH AFRICA:

Forwards:
Gethin Jenkins (Cardiff Blues)
Paul James (Bath)
Adam Jones (Ospreys)
Rhodri Jones (Scarlets)
Samson Lee (Scarlets)
Aaron Jarvis (Ospreys)
Ken Owens (Scarlets)
Matthew Rees (Cardiff Blues)
Scott Baldwin (Ospreys)
Alun Wyn Jones (Capt) (Ospreys)
Luke Charteris (Perpignan)
Jake Ball (Scarlets)
Ian Evans (Ospreys)
Aaron Shingler (Scarlets)
Josh Turnbull (Scarlets)
Dan Lydiate (Racing Metro)
Taulupe Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons)
Dan Baker (Ospreys)

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Backs
Mike Phillips (Racing Metro)
Gareth Davies (Scarlets)
Rhodri Williams (Scarlets)
Dan Biggar (Ospreys)
James Hook (Perpignan)
Steven Shingler (Scarlets)
Jonathan Davies (Scarlets)
Jamie Roberts (Racing Metro)
Cory Allen (Cardiff Blues)
Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues)
George North (Northampton Saints)
Jordan Williams (Scarlets)
Matthew Morgan (Ospreys)
Liam Williams (Scarlets)

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