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Wales’ Grand Slam-winning campaign – Game by game

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Wales’ Grand Slam was delivered via Paris, Rome, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

Wales will arrive at the World Cup later this year as Six Nations Grand Slam champions after completing the third tournament clean sweep of head coach Warren Gatland’s reign.

Here, Press Association Sport looks back on how they did it.

France 19 Wales 24 (Stade de France, February 1)

George North
George North (left) celebrates the first of his two tries (David Davies/PA)

Wales: L Williams; North, Davies, Parkes, Adams; Anscombe, T Williams; Evans, Owens, Francis, Beard, Jones (capt), Navidi, Tipuric, Moriarty.

Italy 15 Wales 26 (Stadio Olimpico, February 9)

Italy v Wales – Guinness Six Nations – Stadio Olimpico
Josh Adams goes in for a try in Rome (Steven Paston/PA)

Wales: Williams; Holmes, J Davies (capt), Watkin, Adams; Biggar, A Davies; Smith, Dee, Lee, Ball, Beard, Wainwright, Young, Navidi.

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Wales 21 England 13 (Principality Stadium, February 23)

Cory Hill
Cory Hill scores the crucial first try for Wales (Paul Harding/PA)

Wales: Williams; North, J Davies, Parkes, Adams; Anscombe, G Davies; Evans, Owens, Francis, Hill, Jones (capt), Navidi, Tipuric, Moriarty.

Scotland 11 Wales 18 (Murrayfield, March 9)

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Wales v Scotland – Autumn International – Principality Stadium
Jonathan Davies slides in for a try at Murrayfield (Paul Harding/PA)

Wales: Williams; North, J Davies, Parkes, Adams; Anscombe, G Davies; Evans, Owens, Francis, Beard, Jones (capt), Navidi, Tipuric, Moriarty.

Wales 25 Ireland 7 (Principality Stadium, March 16)

Wales v Ireland – Guinness Six Nations – Principality Stadium
Hadleigh Parkes’ early try set the platform for Wales (David Davies/PA)

Wales: Williams; North, J Davies, Parkes, Adams; Anscombe, G Davies; Evans, Owens, Francis, Beard, Jones (capt), Navidi, Tipuric, Moriarty.

Total points scored: 114

Total points conceded: 65

Total tries scored: 10

Total tries conceded: 7

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