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Former Sevens Star Luke Morgan To Make Welsh Debut Vs Scotland

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Luke Morgan of Wales breaks free from Collins Injera of Kenya on day two of the HSBC London Sevens at Twickenham Stadium on June 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Ospreys wing Luke Morgan will make his Wales debut against Scotland at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on Saturday.

Morgan, Wales’ record try-scorer on the world sevens circuit, returned to Welsh regional side the Ospreys this season after six years playing in the abbreviated format.

Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate, whose last international appearance was 11 months ago, was recalled to a Wales team announced by coach Warren Gatland on Thursday, with veteran lock Alun Wyn Jones captaining a side that contains seven British and Irish Lions Test players.

Wales team to play Scotland at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on Saturday (14:45 kick-off):

Wales (15-1)

Leigh Halfpenny; George North, Jonathan Davies, Hadleigh Parkes Luke Morgan; Gareth Anscombe, Gareth Davies; Ross Moriarty, Justin Tipuric, Dan Lydiate; Alun Wyn Jones (capt), Cory Hill; Dillon Lewis, Ken Owens, Nicky Smith

Replacements: Elliot Dee, Rob Evans, Leon Brown, Adam Beard, Aaron Wainwright, Tomos Williams, Jarrod Evans, Steff Evans

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