Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named Josh Navidi at openside flanker for the Six Nations match against France in Cardiff on Friday, while also handing a return to veteran centre Jonathan Davies.
Josh Navidi has been added to the Wales squad for the remainder of the Six Nations, with fellow loose forward Ellis Jenkins released to play for regional side Cardiff, the Welsh Rugby Union announced on Sunday.
Wales coach Warren Gatland has made three changes to the starting lineup that will face the Boks in Sunday’s semi-final in Yokohama.
Wing Owen Lane has replaced his Cardiff Blues teammate Josh Navidi in Wales’ World Cup squad.
Wales No 8 Josh Navidi has been ruled out of the World Cup because of a hamstring injury.
Josh Navidi will captain a Wales team that features 14 changes and two debutants to face Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday.