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Teenager Hallam Amos to make first start for Wales against Tonga

Updated: Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 15:51 | Comments

Hallam Amos in action for Wales against South Africa in the 2013 IRB Junior World Cup
Hallam Amos in action for Wales against South Africa in the 2013 IRB Junior World Cup

Newport Gwent Dragons back Hallam Amos will make his Wales debut in Friday night's clash against Tonga at the Millennium Stadium.

Stockport-born Amos, 19, who moved to Wales at the age of four, is among 11 changes from the side that claimed a record 40-6 victory against Argentina three days ago.

The four survivors from that Pumas clash are full-back Leigh Halfpenny, wing George North, prop Rhodri Jones and flanker Justin Tipuric in a team captained by number eight Ryan Jones.

Wales team to play Tonga: L Halfpenny; G North, O Williams, H Amos; J Hook, L Williams; P James, K Owens, Rhodri Jones, L Charteris, I Evans, A Coombs, J Tipuric, Ryan Jones (capt).

Replacements: E Phillips, R Bevington, S Lee, D Lydiate, S Warburton, R Williams, R Priestland, J Williams. 

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