Wales’ Warren Gatland set to name Gareth Anscombe in Six Nations squad

• Uncapped fly-half expected to be named in extended squad
• Scarlets’ Rob Evans also in line for a place

The New Zealand-born fly-half Gareth Anscombe looks set to be named in the Wales squad for this season’s Six Nations Championship. The Cardiff Blues player could be among three uncapped players announced by the Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, on Tuesday.

With Ken Owens and Emyr Phillips out injured, Gatland’s choice of a back-up hooker to Richard Hibbard and Scott Baldwin looks likely to be between the 20-year-old Newport Gwent Dragons forward Elliot Dee and the Ospreys’ Sam Parry.

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