North to start Wales’ Six Nations compare in Scotland

George North try

George North missed Wales’ better by England after injuring his thigh in their 33-7 win opposite Italy

Wing George North has recovered from a painful thigh to start for Wales in Saturday’s Six Nations compare opposite Scotland during Murrayfield.

The 24-year-old replaces Alex Cuthbert in a usually change from a 21-16 better by England in Cardiff.

Ross Moriarty continues during series eight, while Taulupe Faletau stays on a dais for Rob Howley’s side.

There is only one change among a Wales replacements, as second quarrel Luke Charteris replaces Cory Hill.

North was comparison for a compare opposite England on 11 Feb though was cold an hour before kick-off.

The Northampton Saints wing was transposed by Cuthbert, who was criticised after England scored a late try to waylay feat during a Principality Stadium.

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“We have been means to name from a position of strength that is a outrageous certain and it is good to acquire George [North] behind into a starting XV and Luke [Charteris] on to a bench,” pronounced Howley.

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“In terms of power and performance, we stepped adult a turn opposite England and we need to take a positives from that opening and take it into 80 mins opposite Scotland during Murrayfield.”

Wales: Leigh Halfpenny (Toulon); George North (Northampton), Jonathan Davies (Scarlets), Scott Williams (Scarlets), Liam Williams (Scarlets); Dan Biggar (Ospreys), Rhys Webb (Ospreys); Rob Evans (Scarlets), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Tomas Francis (Exeter Chiefs), Jake Ball (Scarlets), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys, capt), Sam Warburton (Cardiff Blues), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys), Ross Moriarty (Gloucester).

Replacements: Scott Baldwin (Ospreys), Nicky Smith (Ospreys), Samson Lee (Scarlets), Luke Charteris (Bath), Taulupe Faletau (Bath), Gareth Davies (Scarlets), Sam Davies (Ospreys), Jamie Roberts (Harlequins).