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Wales have released four players back to the regions this weekend to get some game time.

The Cardiff Blues have been boosted by the return of vastly-experienced scrum-half Lloyd Williams and dynamic loose-head prop Rhys Carre.

It’s a welcome boost for Dai Young’s side, who travel to Connacht on Saturday night in search of their seventh league win of the season.

The Scarlets are also receiving some reinforcements from Wales camp with hooker Ryan Elias and juggernaut lock Jake Ball both returning to Llanelli in time for the visit of Benetton on Saturday.

The quartet are among 10 players who have not seen a minute of action for Wayne Pivac’s side so far in the Six Nations.

Players are now being tested multiple times for Covid-19 and, to maintain the integrity of the bubble at their Vale Resort training base, those who have been released will be tested upon leaving and returning to Wales camp.

Wales are under no obligation to release players to the regions, despite there being no Six Nations action this weekend, and neither the Ospreys nor the Dragons are getting any of their players back.

However, all of Wales’ England-based players must be released back to their clubs and winger Louis Rees-Zammit is starting for Gloucester against Bath tonight, with Taulupe Faletau lining up in the team opposite him.

Lock Will Rowlands is in action for Wasps against Leicester Tigers on Saturday, while Callum Sheedy is starting at fly-half for Bristol against London Irish on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Dan Biggar and Tomas Francis are being rested by Northampton Saints and Exeter Chiefs respectively.

All players released will arrive back in camp on Monday to continue preparations for Wales’ round three clash with England in Cardiff next Saturday.

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