Six Nations 2013: Wales U20 match passes pitch inspection

Six Nations Championship: Italy Under-20 v Wales Under-20

  • Venue: Stadio Enrico Rocchi di Viterbo, Viterbo
  • Date: Friday, 22 February
  • Kick-off: 18:45 GMT

Coverage: Live coverage on BBC Sport Online

Wales Under-20's match with Italy will go ahead after a late pitch inspection.

Surface water on the Stadio Enrico Rocchi di Viterbo pitch had put the match in doubt but the referee was happy for the match to go ahead with a delayed kick-off of 18:45 GMT.

The game will be shown on the BBC Sport website.

Wales U20 are unbeaten in this season's tournament with wins over Ireland (17-15) and France (27-13). while Italy have lost against France and Scotland.

Teams

Italy Under-20: Angelo Esposito (Benetton Treviso); Niccolò Albano (Rugby Viadana), Michele Campagnaro (Benetton Treviso), Giovanni Benvenuti (Marchiol Mogliano), Filippo Guarducci (Marchiol Mogliano); Edoardo Padovani (Marchiol Mogliano), Marcello Violi (Crociati Rugby); Sami Panico (Mantovani Lazio), Alain Moriconi (UR Capitolina), Tiziano Pasquali (Leicester Tigers), Andrea Trotta (Nuova Rugby Roma), Michele Andreotti (Cammi Calvisano), Vittorio Marazzi (Crociati Rugby), Maxime Mbanda (Rugby Grande Milano), Jacopo Salvetti (capt, Cammi Calvisano).

Replacements: Luca Conti (L'Aquila Rugby), Luca Scarsini (Cammi Calvisano), Rudy Biancotti (Valtellina Rugby Sondalo), Giacomo Riedo (Zhermack Badia), Davide Rimpelli (Crociati Rugby), Simone Marinaro (Fiamme Oro), Filippo Buscema (UR Capitolina), Andrea Bettin (Petrarca Padova).

Wales Under-20: Jordan Williams (Scarlets/Llanelli); Aaron Warren (Llandovery) Cory Allen (Blues/Cardiff), Thomas Pascoe (Blues/Pontypridd), Ashley Evans (Ospreys/Bridgend); Sam Davies (Ospreys/Swansea), Rhodri Williams (Scarlets/Llandovery); Gareth Thomas (Scarlets/Carmarthen), Nicky Thomas (Osprey/Swansea), Ethan Lewis (Blues/Cardiff), Carwyn Jones (Scarlets/Carmarthen), Rhodri Hughes (Ospreys/Swansea), Sion Bennett (Scarlets/Carmarthen), Ellis Jenkins (capt, Blues/Cardiff), Daniel Thomas (Scarlets/Llanelli),

Replacements: Elliot Dee (Bedwas), Nicky Smith (Ospreys/Swansea), Dan Suter (Ospreys/Bridgend), Jack Jones (Ospreys/Rovigo), James Benjamin (Bedwas), Joshua Davies (Dragons/Bedwas), Steffan Hughes (Scarlets/Llanelli), Dion Jones (Scarlets/Llanelli).