Wales Names Team for Third-Place Playoff at Rugby World Cup

Wales Names Team for Third-Place Playoff at Rugby World Cup
Wales coach Warren Gatland, left, and Gethin Jenkins, who was named captain, speak to the media during a Wales IRB Rugby World Cup 2011 training session in Auckland. Photographer: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Wales coach Warren Gatland named the following team to play Australia in the Rugby World Cup third-place playoff on Oct. 21 at Eden Park, Auckland:

WALES: 1. Gethin Jenkins (captain), 2. Huw Bennett, 3. Paul James, 4. Bradley Davies, 5. Luke Charteris, 6. Danny Lydiate, 7. Toby Faletau, 8. Ryan Jones, 9. Mike Phillips, 10. James Hook, 11. Shane Williams, 12. Jamie Roberts, 13. Jonathan Davies, 14. George North, 15. Leigh Halfpenny.

Replacements: 16. Lloyd Burns, 17. Ryan Bevington, 18. Alun Wyn Jones, 19. Andy Powell, 20. Lloyd Williams, 21. Stephen Jones, 22. Scott Williams.

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