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Williams calls for better Wales U20s start

6th June 2015

Cardiff Blues scrum half Tomos Williams has called on Wales Under-20s to make a better start to games as they look to record a first win in the World Rugby U20 Championships in Italy.

Wales suffered a 30-16 defeat to reigning champions England, following an opening game defeat to France, with Blues fly half Jarrod Evans contributing 11 points.

Williams and his international team-mates now play their final Pool A game against Japan at Viadana on Tuesday (17.30 UK time, S4C), for a place in the fifth to eighth place Pool.

He said: "It was disappointing, especially as it was the same scenario as against France last week. We didn't get a good start, we let them score 15 points in the first 20 minutes and we lost by 14."

"We had a disappointing start to both games, and we've got to sort that out, we have to focus on that. We were also on the wrong side of a few crucial penalties but it's not good enough."

"We know what we are capable of, we broke the English defence and played some good rugby at times, we had a good few chances to score but at the end of the day, we didn't finish them off.

"We just have to keep working hard, keep playing our game and hopefully we will finish off our chances next time if we can."