Breaking: Rob Howley Reveals Wales Squad For The 2017 Six Nations

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Rob Howley has named his Wales squad for the 2017 Six Nations.

Wales have named seven uncapped players in their squad with the likes of Thomas Young, Olly Cracknell, Ashton Hewitt and Steff Evans all named in a 36-man squad.

The talking point however is the that as expected Wales have a new captain. Sam Warburton reportedly asked to be relieved of his duties, so he can concentrate on his game, and retaining his spot in the team at seven.

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Alun Wyn Jones has been named as the new captain.

The Wales Six Nations squad

Forwards:

Scott Andrews (Cardiff Blues) (13 Caps), Nicky Smith (Ospreys) (7 Caps), Rob Evans (Scarlets) (12 Caps), Rhodri Jones (Ospreys) (14 Caps), Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs) (17 Caps), Samson Lee (Scarlets) (29 Caps), Kristian Dacey (Cardiff Blues) (3 Caps), Ken Owens (Scarlets) (45 Caps), Scott Baldwin (Ospreys (28 Caps), Jake Ball (Scarlets) (21 Caps) Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys) (105 Caps) Rory Thornton (Ospreys) (Uncapped) Luke Charteris (Bath Rugby) (71 Caps) Cory Hill (Newport Gwent Dragons) (3 Caps) James King (Ospreys) (10 Caps) Justin Tipuric (Ospreys) (46 Caps) Olly Cracknell (Ospreys) (Uncapped) Ross Moriarty (Gloucester Rugby) (12 Caps) Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby) (62 Caps) * Sam Warburton (Cardiff Blues) (69 Caps) Thomas Young (Wasps) (Uncapped)

Backs:

Gareth Davies (Scarlets) (21 Caps) Rhys Webb (Ospreys) (23 Caps) Aled Davies (Scarlets) (Uncapped) Dan Biggar (Ospreys) (51 Caps) Sam Davies (Ospreys) (3 Caps)Owen Williams (Leicester Tigers) (Uncapped) Jamie Roberts (Harlequins) (86 Caps) * Jonathan Davies (Scarlets) (59 Caps) Scott Williams (Scarlets) (41 Caps) Ashton Hewitt (Newport Gwent Dragons) (Uncapped) Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues) (44 Caps) Steffan Evans (Scarlets) (Uncapped) George North (Northampton Saints) (65 Caps) * Liam Williams (Scarlets) (38 Caps) Leigh Halfpenny (Toulon) (66 Caps)

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