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Decision Made On Principality Roof For England & Wales Game

It has been confirmed that the Principality Stadium roof will be open for Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash between Wales and England.

Under Six Nations rules, both teams have to agree for the roof to be closed.

That is normally Wales’ preference, but if one side wants the roof open – in this case England – then that is what happens.

Wales coach Warren Gatland insisted: “It won’t bother us. The weather conditions are good. Whatever happens (with the roof) it will be a great atmosphere.

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“It’s ironic that it’s our stadium and we can’t decide what we do with it.

“I would be going to the Six Nations and banging my fists on the table – we should be able to make the decision.

“It’s out of our hands, though, and we have to abide by the rules.”

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