Dan Biggar will win his 100th Wales cap in Saturday’s Six Nations clash against Italy. Only six other Welshmen – Alun Wyn Jones, Gethin Jenkins, Stephen Jones, George North, Martyn Williams and Gareth Thomas – have clocked up a century for their country.
Jones, meanwhile, is poised to collect cap number 150 for Wales – an ongoing world record – after being named in the starting line-up. The 36-year-old has not played since suffering a shoulder injury during Wales’ Autumn Nations series opener against New Zealand in late October.
Jones had two operations, and most medical forecasts were that he would miss the entire Six Nations, but he is back ahead of schedu …