Rhys Patchell and Keelan Giles called up for Wales tour

Rhys Patchell
Rhys Patchell joined Scarlets from Cardiff Blues at the end of the Pro12 season

Wales have called up Scarlets fly-half Rhys Patchell and Ospreys wing Keelan Giles to New Zealand as injury cover.

Wing George North suffered a hamstring injury and full-back Gareth Anscombe had a knock to the hip in the 39-21 defeat by New Zealand in Auckland.

Patchell, 23, has two Wales caps, while the 18-year-old Giles is part of Wales' U-20 Championship squad in Manchester.

Wales had already called up scrum-half Aled Davies and prop Aaron Jarvis for Lloyd Williams and Paul James.

Williams suffered an ankle injury in training and Ospreys prop James has failed to recover from a calf problem.

North will be assessed on Sunday, while coach Warren Gatland suggested Anscombe's injury would take "a day or two" to recover.

Giles was due to play for Wales U-20 against Georgia in Manchester on Saturday but was replaced by Newport Gwent Dragons' Jared Rosser following his call-up.

Wales' summer fixtures:
11 June: New Zealand 39-21 Wales (Auckland)
14 June: Chiefs (Hamilton)
18 June: New Zealand (Wellington)
25 June: New Zealand (Dunedin)

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