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Jenkins to win 100th cap for Wales vs Argentina

November 14, 2013

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Gethin Jenkins will win his 100th cap for Wales in Saturday’s test match against Argentina after being selected in a starting team featuring four changes from the 24-15 loss to South Africa last weekend.

Jenkins joins Stephen Jones, Martyn Williams, Gareth Thomas in reaching the milestone for his country.

Cory Allen makes his debut at center after Jonathan Davies was ruled out of the autumn series because of a chest injury picked up against the Springboks on Saturday.

The other changes by the Six Nations champions see flanker Justin Tipuric and prop Rhodri Jones come in for injured pair Dan Lydiate (ankle) and Adam Jones (calf), while Dan Biggar is preferred to Rhys Priestland at flyhalf.


Team: Leigh Halfpenny, George North, Cory Allen, Scott Williams, Liam Williams, Dan Biggar, Mike Phillips; Toby Faletau, Justin Tipuric, Sam Warburton (captain), Alun-Wyn Jones, Bradley Davies, Rhodri Jones, Richard Hibbard, Gethin Jenkins. Reserves: Ken Owens, Paul James, Samson Lee, Luke Charteris, Ryan Jones, Lloyd Williams, James Hook, Ashley Beck.