- English-based squad members unavailable for match
- Wales bidding to end 68-year wait to beat All Blacks
The odds on Wales ending their 68-year wait for a win against New Zealand in Cardiff on Saturday are slim, with the head coach, Wayne Pivac, missing an entire side because of injuries and player unavailability.
One has to go back to 1953 for the last Welsh victory against the might of the All Blacks and, as he prepares to coach against the land of his birth, Pivac is fighting with one hand tied behind his back.
Written by Alex Bywater
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