REPORT: Alun Wyn Jones stripped of Wales captaincy - Ruck

REPORT: Alun Wyn Jones stripped of Wales captaincy

Alun Wyn Jones will no longer be Wales captain this summer, according to a report Wales Online.

The highest-capped international of all-time, the 36-year-old has won 162 combined caps for Wales and the Lions since making his international debut in 2006.

The report from sports writer Tom Coleman suggest that that: ‘Jones is poised to be named in Wayne Pivac’s squad on Wednesday for the upcoming tour of South Africa, but is likely to only be involved as a senior player rather than a captain, with team-mate Dan Biggar set to continue as skipper.

‘It will be the first time since taking over the captaincy from Sam Warburton that Jones has not been named skipper for a campaign when fit and available.’

DID YOU KNOW? Jones studied part-time for a degree in law at Swansea University, graduating on 21 July 2010

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#1. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

Spent most of the year on the sidelines before an underwhelming return as Wales got beat by Italy, ending. the latter’s 36 match losing run in the Six Nations. He’s gone from Lions captain to some fans calling for him to retire in just 12 months.

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