Wales hand debut to Sir Ian Botham's grandson James for Georgia match

Botham alongside Williams and Hardy in line for international debut

James Botham of Cardiff Blues wins a line-out

Georgia made five changes from their 40-0 defeat to England in their Autumn Nations Cup opener, with hooker Jaba Bregvadze, lock Kote Mikautadze and flanker Otar Giorgadze back to bolster a pack that has been their biggest weapon over the years.

Wales coach Wayne Pivac has explained why he has made 13 personnel changes for the Autumn Nations Cup match against Georgia.

"Across the board we took a step in the right direction", Pivac said.

"In (flankers) Ross Moriarty and Josh Navidi, we've had a couple of guys who have not been able to partake so far, so James has been in and around the group".

"He is good over the ball, he's strong and his technique is sound".

"I've been very impressed with just the conversations we have been having, both about rugby and off-field situations - just learning more about the young man".

James Botham with his grandad Sir Ian after he received his knighthood in 2007.

James Botham, a former Wales Under-20 global who plays for Cardiff Blues, is the son of Liam Botham, the son of Ian, and himself a former professional cricket, rugby union and rugby league player, who appeared for Cardiff in the 1990s.

Jonny Williams played for Newcastle Falcons before joining the Scarlets this season. The Lelos go to Dublin next weekend, while Wales welcome England, which overwhelmed Ireland 18-7 earlier. Flyhalf Callum Sheedy, also enjoying a first start in his second test, converted and added two penalties, and venerable replacement Rhys Webb added a late try with a final pass from Rees-Zammit.

But Wales was in no danger as it won comfortably through a solid display in the rain.

Sheedy was the newest model to emerge from Wales' famous fly-half factory, with the Bristol outside-half, like Rees-Zammit, handed his first start.

"Certainly, we understand that results are what people want to see, and we want to see those ourselves".

"At the moment, we've been our own worst enemies".

"We're giving teams far too much possession and territory and staying in games for long periods even without those stats heavily against us".

Johnny Williams partners Nick Tompkins in the midfield with Rees-Zammit, New Zealand-born Johnny McNicholl and Liam Williams comprising the back-three.

Sam Parry, Nicky Smith and Leon Brown provide the front-row cover on the bench with Cory Hill and James Davies completing the forward contingent.

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