Lydiate back in Wales loose trio

Wales have made three changes for their Six Nations match against France in Cardiff on Friday night.

The only injury-enforced change is that of Bradley Davies, who replaces the injured Luke Charteris at No 4 lock.

Meanwhile, Dan Lydiate comes in for Justin Tipuric at blindside flank, with Sam Warburton moving back to openside, and Alex Cuthbert replaces Tom James on the right wing.

Wales 15 Liam Williams, 14 Alex Cuthbert, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Jamie Roberts, 11 George North, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Gareth Davies, 8 Taulupe Faletau, 7 Sam Warburton (c), 6 Dan Lydiate, 5 Alun Wyn Jones, 4 Bradley Davies, 3 Samson Lee, 2 Scott Baldwin, 1 Rob Evans.
Subs: Ken Owens, Gethin Jenkins, Tom Francis, Jake Ball, Justin Tipuric, Lloyd Williams, Rhys Priestland, Gareth Anscombe.

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