Six Nations news as RFU considered selling Twickenham and Ireland injury blow

Warren Gatland has announced that he has made one change to his Wales team ahead of their clash with Ireland this weekend.

Ioan Lloyd has dropped to the bench and been replaced by Sam Costelow, with young prospect Mackenzie Martin also being named on the replacements in place of Taine Basham.

The rest of Gatland’s matchday squad remains unchanged, with the Wales boss ‘excited’ about the clash.

WALES XV: Cameron Winnett, Rio Dyer, George North, Nick Tompkins, Josh Adams, Sam Costelow, Tomos Williams; Gareth Thomas, Elliot Dee, Keiron Assiratti, Dafydd Jenkins ©, Adam Beard, Alex Mann, Tommy Reffell, Aaron Wainwright.

Replacements: Ryan Elias, Corey Domachowski, Dillon Lewis, Will Rowlands, Mackenzie Martin, Kieran Hardy, Ioan Lloyd, Mason Grady.