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Flanker Dan Lydiate recalled as Wales omit Rhys Webb – Six Nations 2021

Wales rugby team who have been recalled Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate for the Guinness Six Nations Rugby 2021.

Lydiate who recently played the international rugby game when winning his 64th Wales cap against Australia in November 2018.

As we know that Wales Caoch Pivac announced a 36-Man Squad and from that list Ospreys Scrum Half Rhys Webb named not included.

As per Six Nations Fixtures Wales starting the 2021 6s Nations Campaign by playing the match against Ireland on 7 February at Cardiff.

Wales captain and lock Alun Wyn Jones is winning his battle to be fit for the opening match after damaging knee ligaments against Italy in early December.

“We think Dan is the form six in the competition and has been throughout the season,” said Pivac.

“He brings a wealth of experience and he’s back playing some of his best rugby.

“We had a good look at some young players in the autumn and we know what they can do and what their work-ons are. Clear messages have been sent to those who missed out.

“James and Shane were in our discussions and both players have been spoken to.

“With Shane, that was an interesting discussion. There was a choice there between the experienced player in form (Lydiate) and the younger man.

“We feel Josh deserves an opportunity. James did well when he came in and has a big future but Josh is that bit further ahead in his physicality and we’re going to need that.”

If we look at the previous Stats then Wales Rugby team finish fifth in the 2020 Six Nations tournament and win only one game against italy.

Wales squad

Forwards: Rhys Carre (Cardiff Blues), Wyn Jones (Scarlets), Rhodri Jones (Ospreys), Elliot Dee (Dragons) Ryan Elias (Scarlets), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Leon Brown (Dragons), Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs), Dillon Lewis (Cardiff Blues), Jake Ball (Scarlets), Adam Beard (Ospreys), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Will Rowlands (Wasps), Cory Hill (Cardiff Blues), Dan Lydiate (Ospreys), Josh Navidi (Cardiff Blues), Aaron Wainwright (Dragons), Taulupe Faletau (Bath), Josh MacLeod (Scarlets), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys).

Backs: Gareth Davies (Scarlets), Tomos Williams (Cardiff Blues), Kieran Hardy (Scarlets), Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints), Callum Sheedy (Bristol Bears), Jarrod Evans (Cardiff Blues), Johnny Williams (Scarlets), Jonathan Davies (Scarlets), Nick Tompkins (Dragons), Owen Watkin (Ospreys), George North (Ospreys), Josh Adams (Cardiff Blues), Hallam Amos (Cardiff Blues), Louis Rees-Zammit (Gloucester), Leigh Halfpenny (Scarlets), Liam Williams (Scarlets).

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