Comparing Wales' record winning runs as they close in on history

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Wales will equal their longest unbeaten run in Test history if they beat Six Nations opponents Italy on Saturday.

Warren Gatland’s men have won 10 games in a row, and one more victory will matching the sequence set between 1907 and 1910.

Here, Press Association Sport crunches the numbers of the two achievements.

WALES – 11 SUCCESSIVE WINS (March 1907-January 1910)

29 – the points Wales scored in a victory over Ireland that started the run.

4 – the number of tries Reggie Gibbs scored in a 36-4 win against France.

6 – the number of different venues Wales played at.

17 – the number of tries wing Johnny Williams scored in his 17-game international career.

49 – the number of points Wales scored in their first Five Nations fixture against France in January 1910.

Wales have beaten South Africa twice in their 10-game run.

Wales have beaten South Africa twice in their 10-game run.

2 – the number of Four Nations Grand Slams Wales won between 1907 and 1910.

246 – the total number of points Wales scored in winning 11 successive games.

65 – the total number of points Wales conceded.

11 – the number of points England scored at Twickenham to end Wales’ run.

109 – the number of years Wales’ longest unbeaten run has stood for.

WALES – 10 SUCCESSIVE WINS (March 2018-present)

2 – the number of times Wales have beaten each of France, South Africa and Argentina during the run.

6 – the number of tries wing George North has scored.

7 – the number of different countries Wales have beaten (Italy, France, South Africa, Argentina, Scotland, Australia and Tonga).

17 – the number of different Wales players who have scored tries.

347 – days since Wales lost a Test match.

Warren Gatland will bow out as Wales boss after 12 years following this year's World Cup.

Warren Gatland will bow out as Wales boss after 12 years following this year’s World Cup.

5 – the number of different venues Wales played at.

50 – Wales’ biggest points margin during the run (74-24 against Tonga).

275 – the total number of points Wales scored in winning 10 successive games.

139 – the total number of points Wales conceded.

24 – the most points scored against Wales during the run (by Tonga).

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