It’s 2019, and the fans all over the world are waiting for the Rugby World Cup 2019. The event is said to begin from September 20 and will run until November 2, 2019. As the news for the team goes, the Wales team is suffering from some serious injuries. Still, their star player Half Penny has recovered from Injury.
Coming down to the Wales team news, not much has changed, and they are all set to play under the leadership of Warren Gartland. This will be the last six nations coaching for Warran which he will wish to end on a high note.
Let’s come along to know Wales Team possible line-ups, match fixtures, and some more informative things.
Wales Team Squad, Line-Ups for Rugby World Cup
Though the Wales coach doesn’t like to make many changes in his team, the team is likely to revolve around core players. With the return of Halfpenny in the back formation, the Wales team look much more confident than before.
Forwards (21 Players)
Rob Evans, , Nicky Smith, Elliot Dee, Ken Owens, Ryan Elias, Leon Brown, Samson Lee, Dillon Lewis , Jake Ball, Tomas Francis Adam Beard, Seb Davies, Cory Hill, Ross Moriarty, Josh Navidi, Alun Wyn Jones, Justin Tipuric, Josh Turnbull, Aaron Wainwright, Thomas Young Wyn Jones.
Backs (18 Players)
Gareth Davies, Tomos Williams, Dan Biggar, Jarrod Evans, Gareth Anscombe, Rhys Patchell, Hadleigh Parkes, Owen Watkin, Scott Williams, Jonathan Davies, Josh Adams, Steffan Evans, George North, Leigh Halfpenny, Hallam Amos, Jonah Holmes, Liam Williams, Aled Davies.
For every other, the lineups and formation will change based on specific situations. However, the above player names are sure shot that will play at the Rugby World Cup 2019.
A take on Warren Gatland
Being the manager of Wales Rugby team for several years, the Six Nations World Cup 2019 will be his last one. Right after the Rugby World Cup 2019, he will say farewell to the world of Rugby Football.
Wales Team Match Fixtures for 2019 Rugby World Cup
Well, it’s the year that will be a big bang for the Rugby Fans. The stage is set, and all one needs to do is set the passions on fire. Rest assured this year there is going to be some earth-shaking action for sure. The action will be unleashed from 23 Feb 2019 when Wales will be pitted against England. Followed by Scotland on 9th March 2019. There are many matches on the horizon, and all of them will be pretty feisty. Stay tuned on the official website to watch them all.
Wales 2019 Rugby World Cup Warm Up Matches
- Sunday, 11 August
England v Wales (Twickenham; TBC)
- Saturday, 17 August
Wales v England (Principality Stadium; TBC)
- Saturday, 31 August
Wales v Ireland (Principality Stadium; TBC)
- Saturday, 7 September
Ireland v Wales (Aviva Stadium; TBC)
Wales Rugby World Cup Group D Matches Schedule
- Monday, 23 September
Wales v Georgia (Toyota Stadium, Toyota City; 11:15 BST)
- Sunday, 29 September
Wales v Australia (Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo; 08:45 BST)
- Wednesday, 9 October
Wales v Fiji (Oita Stadium, Oita; 10:45 BST)
- Sunday, 13 October
Wales v Uruguay (Kumamoto Prefectural Athletic Stadium, Kumamoto City; 09:15 BST)
Among different countries who are competing at the Rugby World Cup 2019, Wales is a strong contender. They have got the firepower and the ability beat even the toughest teams in the world cup. Still, what surprises they will bring at the RWC 2019, time is the best answer.