Wales's injury problems are increasing ahead of their Six Nations opener in Dublin on Sunday.
Ireland are about to start their first Six Nations campaign without Brian O'Driscoll.
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England's caretaker coach, Stuart Lancaster, is set to name a matchday squad this week containing as many as 11 newcomers to the Six Nations.
Wales have tended to shatter images rather than moulds in the professional era.
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