Wales to wear an emblazoned jersey against Australia in memory of Aberfan

Wales' jersey for the Test against Australia
Wales will wear the emblazoned match jersey in their autumn international Test against Australia in Cardiff on Saturday
Wales Under Armour Test series - Wales v Australia
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday, 5 November Kick-off: 14:30 GMT
Coverage: Live BBC Wales television and radio commentary; also on the BBC Sport website and app, plus live text commentaries

Wales will wear an emblazoned jersey against Australia in memory of the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster.

The squad requested the jerseys be embroidered with details of the disaster after visiting the memorial gardens and cemetery in Aberfan.

Black armbands will also be worn in memory of Alun Wyn Jones' father Tim, who died this week.

"Thoughts and prayers of the squad are with Alun Wyn and his family at this difficult time," a statement said.

The specially made jersey references the 116 children and 28 adults killed when a coal waste tip collapsed on to a school and neighbouring houses on 21 October, 1966.

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