Scrum half Tavis Knoyle believes Wales will have to front up to the physical onslaught of Samoa in their Rugby World Cup Pool D encounter in Hamilton
The young Scarlet, who starts on the bench for Wales, declared: "There is no hiding away from them. We have to front up and get on with it."
He said that despite being a reserve he will be 110 per cent behind the starting XV when the whistle goes.
Knoyle said: "For me personally whoever is in the starting line up you want to give them 110 per cent support. You want your country to do well and that is the number one priority.
"We've been training hard all week looking at areas to attack and we will concentrate on them."
He said the huge support given to Wales in Wellington when they took on the Springboks helped boost the players.
He said: "There was a lot of support for us in the last game and throughout the week people have been really great.
"It is not only Welsh fans but the local people have been great to us. It is surprising how many people have been stopping us in the street and coming up to the boys to say "well done". That sort of thing really makes a difference.
"We now feel at home here in New Zealand and so the feeling in the camp is really good. We know how Samoa play the game but we are well prepared and determined to concentrate on doing well."
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
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Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.