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Wales replace Priestland with Patchell

13th May 2013 15:48

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Cardiff Blues Rhys Patchell kicks a penalty

Called up: Rhys Patchell

Wales have called up Cardiff Blues fly-half Rhys Patchell and Dragons hooker Sam Parry into their training squad for their tour of Japan .

Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland has been ruled out after aggravating his Achilles tendon in the warm-up of the Scarlets' PRO12 semi-final loose to Ulster on Friday evening and will miss the two-test tour.

Patchell, who has scored 147 points in 22 appearances for the Blues this season, and Parry joined up with the training squad when they met for the first time on Monday.

Ken Owens, Scott Williams and Liam Williams who picked up knocks in the defeat to Ulster, will continue to be monitored by the Wales medical team.

Wales squad:

Forwards: Scott Andrews (Blues), Dan Baker (Ospreys), Scott Baldwin (Ospreys), Ryan Bevington (Ospreys), Andrew Coombs (Dragons), Bradley Davies (Blues), Rhys Gill (Saracens), Sam Hobbs (Blues), Rhodri Jones (Scarlets), James King (Ospreys), Rob McCusker (Scarlets), Craig Mitchell (Exeter Chiefs), Josh Navidi (Blues), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Sam Parry (Dragons), Emyr Phillips (Scarlets), Andries Pretorius (Blues), Lou Reed (Blues), Aaron Shingler (Scarlets)

Backs: Ashley Beck (Ospreys), Dan Biggar (Ospreys), Aled Davis (Scarlets), Dafydd Howells (Ospreys), Tavis Knoyle (Scarlets), Rhys Patchell (Cardiff Blues),Tom Prydie (Dragons), Harry Robinson (Blues), Steven Shingler (London Irish), Jonathan Spratt (Ospreys), Liam Williams (Scarlets), Lloyd Williams (Blues), Owen Williams (Blues), Scott Williams (Scarlets)

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