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Sheedy gets first start, Lloyd set for debut

Callum Sheedy will make his first international start for Wales, while Ioan Lloyd is in line for an international debut against Georgia in Saturday's Autumn Nations Cup clash at Parc y Scarlets (5.15pm KO, live on Amazon Prime Sport). 

Sheedy made his Wales debut as a second-half substitute against Ireland last week, but is named at fly half by Wayne Pivac in a much-changed Welsh side.

Lloyd's selection completes a rapid rise for the 19-year-old, who only made his professional debut in October 2019.

“Saturday is a huge opportunity for the players and for us as a squad looking ahead to the future and to RWC 2023,” said Wales head coach Wayne Pivac.

“As we have said all along, the Autumn Nations Cup is a great platform for us to give opportunities to players, to build depth and experience.

“It’s a great honour for the new caps and the players making their first starts, they have trained well and deserve this opportunity to represent their country.”


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