Wales call up Hook and Anscombe for World Cup

Gareth Anscombe has joined the Wales Rugby World Cup squad

Wales have called up James Hook and Gareth Anscombe to their Rugby World Cup squad after Scott Williams (knee) and Hallam Amos (shoulder) were both ruled out of the rest of the tournament.

Subject to Rugby World Cup confirmation the pair of Hook and Anscombe will re-join the Wales squad that they were part of with in the pre-season warm ups.

Hook and Anscombe both featured for Wales in warm-up tests ahead of the tournament.

Hook will feature in his third RWC squad and will look to add to his tally of 78 International caps. Anscombe, made his International debut against Ireland in August.

Liam Williams sustained concussion in the same game and will not be considered for the Fiji fixture due to the impending time frame of the game. He will be continually assessed and is to undertake a graduated return to play before being considered for selection for Wales’ following game against Australia.

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