Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones says France "built the pressure" in the last few minutes of their Six Nations game, which they won in the 82nd minute by 32-30.He says indiscipline cost Wales the match, which deprived them of a Guinness Six Nations Grand Slam.
Alun Wyn Jones has been propelled straight back into the British and Irish Lions squad to face the Stormers with the aim of him taking on South Africa in the first Test. It comes three weeks after he dislocated his shoulder against Japan in what was announced as a tour-ending injury. Jones will now take his place on the bench on Saturday for the final fixture before the opening collision with the Springboks.
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Stuart Hogg will seek advice from Alun Wyn Jones ahead of Saturday’s clash with the Sigma Lions after being named British and Irish Lions captain for the first fixture on South African soil.Jones was ruled out of the tour by a dislocated shoulder and while Conor Murray has been appointed as his permanent replacement, it is Hogg who leads the Lions into their Johannesburg opener.A rollercoaster end to the club season saw Hogg demoted to the bench in the closing stages of Exeter’s Gallagher Premiership title push, but the Scotland skipper is now thrust into the Lions starting XV at the earliest opportunity.
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England is to allow US and EU travellers who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus to enter without the need to quarantine.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that the new rules will be in place from 4am on Monday August 2.The Cabinet minister said: “We’re helping reunite people living in the US and European countries with their family and friends in the UK.”It has not been announced whether the change will apply to people arriving in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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