Six Nations latest – Gatland moves Hook again

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Gatland moves Hook again – James Hook will start at outside centre when Wales take on Italy at Rome this weekend.

This will be Hook’s third different position for the Wales this year in as many games. Head coach Warren Gatland started him at fullback against England in the first round and at flyhalf against Scotland a fortnight ago.

The switch also sees veteran Stephen Jones retain the No 10 jersey.

Wales – 15 Lee Byrne, 14 Morgan Stoddart, 13 James Hook, 12 Jamie Roberts, 11 Shane Williams, 10 Stephen Jones, 9 Michael Phillips, 8 Ryan Jones, 7 Sam Warburton, 6 Dan Lydiate, 5 Alun Wyn Jones, 4 Bradley Davies, 3 Craig Mitchell, 2 Matthew Rees (c), 1 Paul James.
Subs: 16 Richard Hibbard, 17 John Yapp, 18 Jonathan Thomas, 19 Josh Turnbull, 20 Tavis Knoyle, 21 Rhys Priestland, 22 Leigh Halfpenny.