Wales release 15 from Six Nations squad
Wales release 15 players back to their regions and clubs from the Six Nations squad ahead of this weekend's matches.
Last Updated: 13/02/13 10:37am
Eight players from the squad will return to their Welsh regions, including Alun Wyn Jones, who was recalled to the national squad earlier this week after three months out with a shoulder injury.
Wyn Jones returns to Ospreys along with James King, while Josh Turnbull and Liam Williams have gone back to Scarlets.
Scott Andrews, Lou Reed, Josh Navidi and Andries Pretorius return to the Cardiff Blues ahead of their game at Edinburgh.
As per IRB regulations, Paul James (Bath), Craig Mitchell (Exeter Chiefs) and Olly Kohn (Harlequins) have been released back to their clubs as have Gethin Jenkins (Toulon), Mike Phillips (Bayonne), Lee Byrne (Clermont Auvergne) and James Hook (Perpignan).
The players will return back to the Wales Six Nations squad on Monday, 18 February.