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Liam Williams New Wales coach Wayne Pivac insists Louis Rees-Zammit is ready for the big time after picking Gloucester’s teen try machine for Six Nations

  • Louis Rees-Zammit could make his debut vs Italy, the day after his 19th birthday
  • Teenager has been in phenomenal form for club, scoring nine times in 10 games
  • New Wales coach Wayne Pivac has also picked ex-England U20 Nick Tompkins
  • They are two of five uncapped players in a 38-man squad by defending winners 

By Will Kelleher For The Daily Mail

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Teen star Louis Rees-Zammit can have an instant impact for Wales in the Six Nations according to new coach Wayne Pivac, who included the 18-year-old as one of five uncapped players in his squad.

The Gloucester winger, who has ripped up the Premiership, scoring nine times in 10 games this season, was selected for the first time on Wednesday.

And he could make his Test debut the day before his 19th birthday against Italy at the Principality Stadium next month as Pivac said he is not just a token pick for the Championship.

Louis Rees-Zammit has been included in Wales’ 2020 Six Nations squad by coach Wayne Pivac

Asked about Cardiff-born Rees-Zammit’s chances, New Zealander Pivac compared him to an All Black great.

‘John Kirwan had not played a senior club game before he played for Auckland,’ he said of the 1987 World Cup winner.

‘The great players can step up. If you’re good enough you’re old enough and he’s showing signs he’s maturing as a rugby player at a very young age.

‘He’s got gas, which at the top level of the game you can’t beat, and he’s a great finisher.

‘He’s not the finished product but we believe he’s got a big future in the game.

The 18-year-old Gloucester winger has scored nine times in 10 games this season

‘Will we select him in the first game? Time will tell. Certainly he’ll be discussed.’ Rees-Zammit, who signed his first senior cont

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