Rob Howley needs to shake things up as it is being felt with the Six Nations opener game comes near. Indeed, the team has been sticking to certain players only who have been tried and tested for the team in several games. In order to pick up and improve performance, it is expected that new players would be looking at this year.
The Six Nations squad would be picked on Tuesday by Rob Howley. He has probably gotten the names already enlisted and the announcements would be made during the following week. There is a debate that is growing on the fifteen players to be selected for the game coming up against Italy.
The contenders who are being considered need to stick around and finish the last round of the European games so that their case can be considered based on their performance. After that there would be a fortnight of training that will ensue and Howley already has certain individuals in his mind that he wants to include in the game against the Azzurri. This will be held on February 5th.
Wales is known to be experienced when it comes to selection for teams and hence, there are several pros and cons that would be considered before the final round of players would be decided. This would also include keeping in mind which player has suffered injuries or what kind of form he is in. For instance, Leigh Halfpenny is being considered who came back to play for the team in autumn. Liam Williams is a player from Scarlets and many would like him to be there. Ashley Beck has to get back to the former form that he had but if his positions are changed, he might prove to be an asset for the team. These are some ways experts comprehend the final selection.