Six Nations - Warburton on bench as Jones leads experienced Wales

Ospreys lock Alun-Wyn Jones will captain Wales in their 6 Nations opener against Italy next Saturday.

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Six Nations - Warburton on bench as Jones leads experienced Wales
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Alun-Wyn Jones will skipper Wales in their Six Nations opener against Italy on Saturday.

Jones takes over from Sam Warburton, who will begin his comeback after two months out with a shoulder injury on the replacements' bench.

Elsewhere, Rhys Priestland has edged out Dan Biggar for fly-half duties, Jamie Roberts returns in midfield after missing this season's autumn Tests, Paul James replaces injured prop Gethin Jenkins and Luke Charteris fills the second-row vacancy left by suspended Ospreys forward Ian Evans.

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