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Alfie’s wish

Gareth “Alfie” Thomas says he wants to see Wales stay away from England’s side of the World Cup draw.

The former Lions captain sees Eddie Jones team as a big threat with great strength in depth.

If Wales and England both win their pools – which they are on course to do – they wouldn’t be able to meet until the final

And that’s what ex-Welsh skipper Thomas wants to see happen

“People talked about Wales wanting to avoid New Zealand’s side of the draw,” he said, speaking on ITV

“But, for me, I want them to avoid England’s side.

Ex-Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas
Ex-Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas (Image: Gareth Everett/Huw Evans Agency)

“They are such a big threat. They have got so much ammunition to deliver and so much strength in depth.”

On Wales, Thomas said: “They are going really well. “They are going under the radar and doing what they need to do.

“They are almost guaranteed a quarter-final.”



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