The youngest member of the Welsh Squad, Huw Bennett, has accepted his role as the keeper of the team's Welsh Lovespoon with relish.
In the first public appearance for the Lovespoon, the 20-year-old stood tall in front of a packed restaurant on Manly's foreshore (Sydney) and delivered a five minute address on the Lovespoon's history. His storytelling prowess earned him a rousing clap and cheer, with some patrons even broke out into the chorus of 'Bread of Heaven'.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.