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Wales vs Georgia, Rugby World Cup 2019 LIVE: Latest updates and reaction from today’s Pool D fixture

Samuel Lovett
Wales' Jonathan Davies celebrates scoring: REUTERS

Follow live updates from the Rugby World Cup as Wales rugby take on Georgia rugby in Toyota this morning.

As his final tournament in charge of Wales before he steps down in November, Warren Gatland will be hoping for a final swan song as head coach of the national Welsh side. That means going one better than the semi-final finish at the 2011 World Cup.

Wales take on a Georgia side side renowned for its fierce scrummagers and physicality at the breakdown, though Gatland’s men remain clear favourites to emerge victorious from today’s encounter. Follow all the live action below:

Match preview

When is it?

Wales vs Georgia kicks off at 11.15am (BST) on Monday 23 September.

How can I watch it?

ITV will be broadcasting the clash.

You can also live stream the match via ITV Hub on a range of devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Team news

Wales: L Williams; North, Jonathan Davies, Parkes, Adams; Biggar, G Davies; Wyn Jones, Owens, Francis, Ball, Alun Wyn Jones (capt), Wainwright, Tipuric, Navidi.

Replacements: Smith, Dee, Lewis, Shingler, Moriarty, T Williams, Patchell, Halfpenny.

Georgia: Matiashvili; Modebadze, Kacharava, Mchedlidze, Kveseladze; Abzhandadze, Lobzhanidze; Nariashvili (capt), Mamukashvili, Gigashvili, Nemsadze, Mikautadze, Tkhilaishvili, M Gorgodze, B Gorgodze.

Replacements: Bregvadze, Gogichashvili, Chilachava, Sutiashvili, Saginadze, Giorgadze, Aprasidze, Khmaladze.