Liam Williams Dillon Lewis: Wales international signs new Cardiff Blues deal

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Dillon Lewis made his Wales debut against Tonga in Auckland in 2017

Wales prop Dillon Lewis has signed a new contract with Cardiff Blues before his return to action.

Lewis is set to make his first Blues appearance of the season in their European Challenge Cup tie away to Leicester Tigers on Sunday.

The 24-year-old has signed a new three-year deal with the region.

“It was never in my mind to leave Cardiff Blues, I’ve been here since I was 16,” Lewis said.

Lewis, who played in all seven of Wales’ World Cup matches in Japan, suffered a hamstring injury in training in December.

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The mobile tight-head has 22 caps, and would have become ineligible for Wales if he had moved to England or France.

Now he will battle it out with Dragons’ Leon Brown and Scarlet Samson Lee for Six Nations places, with Sale Sharks’ WillGriff John as a possible contender in the absence of the injured Tomas Francis.

“I’ve every intention to try to get selected for Wales,” said Lewis, who is returning from the inju

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