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ENGLAND are visiting Cardiff for a huge Six Nations match as they look for a win to keep their title hopes alive.
Louis Rees-Zammit will be looking to continue his excellent form for Wales against EnglandCredit: PA:Press Association
Captain Owen Farrell continues at 12 for the Red RoseCredit: Times Newspapers Ltd
Wales meanwhile still have hopes of an unlikely grand slam following narrow wins in their opening two matches.
What time does Wales vs England kick off?
What TV channel is Wales vs England on and can I live stream it?
- Wales vs England is live on BBC One.
- Coverage commences at 4pm – 45 minutes before kick-off.
- To stream the game live, head to the BBC iPlayer.
- Viewers who want to watch in Welsh can head to S4C, which will also have full live coverage of the match.
Can I watch Wales vs England for free?
- Yes. Both BBC and S4C are free for all UK viewers with a TV licence.
Rookie scrum-half Kieran Hardy makes his first international start for Wales as he replaces Gareth Davies.
The Scarlets man plied his trade for Jersey Bulls in the English second tier two years ago after being rejected by the Welsh regions.
First choice number 9 Tomos Williams is still out with a hamstring injury.
George North will make his 100th appearance, overtaking Australia’s Michael Hooper as the youngest international ever to reach a ton.
Liam Williams replaces Leigh Halfpenny at full-back after Halfpenny suffered a concussion at Murrayfield.
And that change allows Josh Adams to take his place on the wing.
Courtney Lawes is out for England with an injured pec, meaning Mark Wilson comes in as replacement.
Jamie George regains his spot at hooker, replacing Luke Cowan-Dickie.
Wales’ team to face England has multiple changes from the win over Scotland two weeks ago
England head to Cardiff with question marks over their form but Eddie Jones has named a tried and tested XV for the Six Nations encounter
What they said
Wales head coach Wayne Pivac: “We’re well aware of the threat England pose.
“They’re a very good side and they’re improving over each performance like all sides.
“They’ve got pedigree in this competition and history behind them in recent times.
“We know we’re going to have to play well over 80.
“People can call it [England’s style] what they like. They’ve been winning games of rugby. They’ve only lost one game in a long while.
“You would say that they’re playing a winning style of rugby.”
England head coach Eddie Jones: “For most teams, the third game is a make-or-break game and I think both teams face similar pressure.
“Wales vs England means a lot to both countries. They’re always tough, tough games and that’s the allure of the Six Nations.
“They’re tight contests that go down to the last moment. We won one there in 2017, basically on the bell.
“And we had to win on the bell at Twickenham last year, so we’re expecting a similar sort of game.
“These sorts of game you’ve got to win not once, but maybe two or three times. Wales will keep coming and keep coming. It will be a great contest.”