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LOUIS REES-ZAMMIT comes of age today and is looking to celebrate his 21st birthday in style in Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Ireland.

The Wales wing (left) warmed up for his side’s opening game in defence of their title with a try for his club, Gloucester, at Newcastle last weekend. It was a score that proved to his fellow British & Irish Lions wing Josh Adams that he’s ready to add to the

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four championsh­ip tries scored in his debut season on this stage last year.

Adams said: “It was a hell of a finish for the try for Gloucester and it just sums him up.

“One absolute moment of magic and he can carve you up like that.”

Adams filled in at centre for Cardiff against Toulouse in the Heineken Champions Cup last month as he is willing to give it a go on a bigger stage if he gets the nod over the experience­d Jonathan Davies in Dublin.

IRELAND star Caelan Doris feels in a “better place” than last year when concussion symptoms caused him to sit out the entire Six Nations.

The Leinster back-rower (left), who suffered concentrat­ion, speech and shortterm memory problems, said: “It’s still sometimes there but it’s much less than it was last year.”

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