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Autumn internationals, Sport

Jenkins, Powell and Warburton fit for New Zealand game

Gethin Jenkins, Sam Warburton and Andy Powell are fit for squad consideration ahead of Saturday’s Test against New Zealand in Cardiff on Saturday.

All three were unable to play during last week’s 16-16 draw against Fiji.

But Deiniol Jones (broken cheekbone) joins Shane Williams (shoulder) on the injury list for the Millennium Stadium game.

Warren Gatland’s side have won just twice in 2010 – against Scotland and Italy – and have lost nine of their last 12 tests with New Zealand strong favourites to win next weekend’s clash.

The side which will meet the All Blacks will be announced on Thursday.

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Wales squad:

Forwards: Gethin Jenkins (Blues), Paul James (Ospreys), Adam Jones (Ospreys), John Yapp (Blues), Scott Andrews (Blues), Matthew Rees (Scarlets), Huw Bennett (Ospreys), Richard Hibbard (Ospreys), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Bradley Davies (Blues), Deiniol Jones (Blues), Ian Gough (Ospreys), Dan Lydiate (Dragons), Toby Faletau (Dragons), Jonathan Thomas (Ospreys), Ryan Jones (Ospreys), Sam Warburton (Blues), Martyn Williams (Blues), Andy Powell (Wasps).

Backs: Michael Phillips (Ospreys), Richard Rees (Blues), Tavis Knoyle (Scarlets), Stephen Jones (Scarlets), Dan Biggar (Ospreys), James Hook (Ospreys), Andrew Bishop (Ospreys), Tom Shanklin (Blues), Will Harries (Dragons), George North (Scarlets), Lee Byrne (Ospreys), Tom Prydie (Ospreys), Chris Czekaj (Blues), Aled Brew (Dragons).

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