Warburton out of Wales team to face Springboks

Sam Warburton

Under Armour Series: Wales v South Africa
Venue: Principality Stadium Date: Saturday, 26 November Kick-off: 17:30 GMT
Coverage: Live on BBC Two & S4C, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary

Sam Warburton is ruled out of Wales’ team to face South Africa on Saturday with an injury suffered in training.

His place in the back row is taken by Dan Lydiate with Justin Tipuric restored to the openside and Taulupe Faletau on the bench after injury.

Leigh Halfpenny moves to full-back after playing on the wing in the 33-30 win over Japan.

Scott Williams is preferred at centre to Jamie Roberts in a side showing one change from the win over Argentina.

More to follow.

Wales: Leigh Halfpenny; George North, Jonathan Davies, Scott Williams, Liam Williams; Dan Biggar, Gareth Davies; Gethin Jenkins (capt), Ken Owens, Tomas Francis, Luke Charteris, Alun Wyn Jones, Dan Lydiate, Ross Moriarty, Justin Tipuric.

Replacements: Scott Baldwin, Nicky Smith, Samson Lee, Cory Hill, Taulupe Faletau, Lloyd Williams, Sam Davies, Jamie Roberts.

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