CARYL THOMAS SET FOR WALES SIX NATIONS START

Warriors Women’s Caryl Thomas starts for Wales this Saturday when they lock horns with France in their opening Women’s Six Nations fixture (kick-off 8pm, live on BBC iPlayer).

Thomas, who wins her first cap since March 2019, has been a mainstay of the Warriors pack this season and played a key role in Sunday’s bonus-point Allianz Premier 15s victory over Bristol Bears at Sixways.

Wales Women Head Coach Warren Abrahams said: “We’re excited to get on the pitch and show what we can do. The team is selected on form following some impressive performances in the Allianz Premier 15s.”

 

Wales Women | Robyn Wilkins (Worcester Warriors); Lisa Neumann (Sale Sharks), Hannah Jones (vice-capt, Gloucester-Hartpury), Kerin Lake (Gloucester-Hartpury), Jasmine Joyce (Bristol Bears); Elinor Snowsill (Bristol Bears), Jess Roberts (Sale Sharks); Caryl Thomas (Worcester Warriors), Kelsey Jones (Gloucester-Hartpury, Donna Rose (Saracens), Gwen Crabb (Gloucester-Hartpury), Teleri Wyn Davies (Sale Sharks), Georgia Evans (Saracens), Manon Johnes (Bristol Bears), Siwan Lillicrap (capt, Bristol Bears)

Replacements | Robyn Lock (Gloucester-Hartpury), Cara Hope (Gloucester-Hartpury), Cerys Hale (Gloucester-Hartpury), Bethan Dainton (Harlequins), Natalia John (Bristol Bears), Megan Davies (Exeter Chiefs), Gemma Rowland (Bristol Bears), Courtney Keight (Bristol Bears)