South-Africa born forward Andries Pretorius has has been named in the Wales squad for this season's Six Nations.
The Cardiff Blues captain, who qualified to play for Wales on residency grounds on December 1, is among five uncapped players in Rob Howley's 35-man group.
He is joined in the squad by his Blues back-row colleague Josh Navidi, Ospreys wing Eli Walker and lock James King, plus Newport Gwent Dragons second-row forward Andrew Coombs.
Star prop Adam Jones returns after missing the entire autumn Test series because of injury, while former captain Ryan Jones is also in the squad, although he is a major doubt for the opener against Ireland on February 2 after dislocating a thumb.
Alun-Wyn Jones, Luke Charteris, Bradley Davies, Rhys Priestland and Aaron Jarvis, meanwhile, are all injury absentees.
Howley said: "We have put together a very experienced squad and complimented that by rewarding the in-form players with a call-up.
"The players in the squad have been playing really well, and we have been pleased with their individual performances.
"We have a group of players who know how to win big matches and have experienced success. We are adding to that players who have stood out and performed well for the regions this season."