Andrew Coombs is set to make his Wales debut when the Grand Slam champions begin the defence of their Six Nations title at home to Ireland on Saturday.
Wales' then assistant coach Rob Howley gives instructions during a training session in preparation for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in Wellington, New Zeland on September 7, 2011. Newport Gwent Dragons forward Andrew Coombs has been was named in the starting XV announced Thursday by interim head coach Howley.
Coombs, 28, was named in the starting XV announced Thursday by interim head coach Rob Howley, after a second row injury crisis left Wales without several experienced locks, and he will pack down alongside Ian Evans, who has himself been struggling with knee trouble.
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