Sam Cross passes the ball in the tackle against England Students at the Stoop.
The Wales Students made a losing return to the international arena when they were beaten 43-15 by their English counterparts at the Twickenham Stoop.
In what was their first game in eight years the Welsh side, coached by fomrer Wales Under 21 head coach Chris Davey, conceded five tries to an England team that had already played Portugal earlier in the year.
Two of the home tries came from Cardiff Metropolitan University full back Dan Bibby and the opening score of the night came from another Welsh-based player, Cardiff Metropolitan (formerly UWIC) centre Louis Messer. Bath wing Sam Miller also helped himself to two tries.
Wales played a full part in the free-flowing match and were rewarded with tries from Bridgend wing Tom Williams and Cardiff Metropolitan's Ross Wardle. Rhys Roberts landed a penalty and conversion.
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.