WALES
NO.NAME
15Liam Williams, FB
14Alex Cuthbert, W
13Cory Allen, C
T
3
12Scott Williams, C
11Hallam Amos, W
T
10Rhys Priestland, FH
7
9Gareth Davies, SH
T
2
1Paul James, P
2Scott Baldwin, H
3Samson Lee, P
T
4Jake Ball, L
5Luke Charteris, L
6Sam Warburton, FL
7Justin Tipuric, FL
T
8James King, N8
Replacements
16Ken Owens, R
17Aaron Jarvis, R
18Tomas Francis, R
19Dominic Day, R
20Dan Lydiate, R
21Ross Moriarty, R
22Lloyd Williams, R
23Matthew Morgan, R

*Players currently on the pitch are shown in bold

Game Info

Venue: Principality Stadium
2:30 PM, September 20, 2015
Capacity: 74,500
96%
Attendance: 71,887
1345dPA Sport

Injuries continue to mount for eight-try Wales

Wales begin their World Cup campaign with a 54-9 win over Uruguay in Cardiff, but the bonus-point victory comes at a serious cost ahead of their showdown with England at Twickenham.

Match Commentary

83'Read ESPN's match report here:

http://www.espn.co.uk/rugby/match?gameId=181974&league=164205
82'ESPN's Tristan Barclay (@tjbbarclay) who's at the Millennium has a word on the game:

"Wales avoided going the way of South Africa by comfortably seeing off the minnows, but the mostly-amateur Uruguay came to the Millennium Stadium far better organised than most Welsh fans could have expected. True, they failed to score in the second half, but they kept the energy levels up to prevent a complete rout at the hands of the professionals. The real worry for Wales will be the sight of Liam Williams, Corey Allen, Paul James, Samson Lee, and Dan Lydiate all taken off with what appeared to be varying levels of discomfort. Lee could well have been precautionary, but the likes of Allen and Lydiate did not look in such great shape. After the nightmare of losing Leigh Halfpenny and Rhys Webb in the warm-up against Italy, Warren Gatland will be praying his remaining men can shake off any knocks from today's clash."
81'IT'S OVER!

A comfortable win for Wales but they now have more wounded to add to their already extensive injury list.



After a shaky start for Gatland's men, it took a brief spell for them to gain their footing. But, as soon as the first try went over courtesy of Samson Lee, it was plain sailing from then on. But, despite their dominance, the game just lacked something about it from Wales. Should they have made more of it?

They have even more injury concerns than before and it isn't looking all too pleasant for Wales despite their victory here today.

Match Stats

WALES
Possession
URUG
52%
48%
Territory
64%
36%
WALES
URUG
116Runs98
472Meters Run256
12Clean Breaks2
110Tackles104
5Missed Tackles22
14Turnover Knock On7

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