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A look at Wales' trip to the Billabong Sanctuary...

2nd November 2017, 06:13

A look at Wales' trip to the Billabong Sanctuary...

Wales' squad and staff attended the Billabong Sanctuary in Townsville on Wednesday.

After training at Townsville Blackhawks on Monday and Tuesday in preparation for the clash with Fiji, Wales went out to do some sightseeing.

BBC Wales and the local media were present, spoke to members of the squad and coaching staff and followed the team around on their tour. 

Along with sampling a BBQ, the players had the opportunity to hold a snake and crocodile.

A selected number of the squad also fed one of the crocodile's at the sanctuary.

Wales take on Fiji at the 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville at 6.30pm AEST on Sunday.

You can watch Wales in action live on Premier Sports between 8.30am and 10.30, while BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will broadcast from 8.40am onwards. 

Extended highlights are on BBC Two at 4pm, with further highlights at 1.15pm on BBC Two Saturday, November 11.

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Wales head coach John Kear speaks to the local media

Wales' players get ready for the crocodile feeding

One of the crocodiles at the park