Leigh Halfpenny kicked 20 points in the comfortable win over Argentina
Leigh Halfpenny is refusing to look past Friday's challenge of Tonga as Wales aim to back up Saturday's convincing victory over Argentina.
We lost to Argentina last year and put 40 points on them this time so it's pleasing
After a 24-15 defeat to South Africa in the Dove Men Series opener, Wales got back to winning ways with a 40-6 demolition of the Pumas - their first autumn win since 2009.
Halfpenny kicked 20 points in what was a record win over Argentina, the Cardiff Blues man successful with four penalties as well as converting all four Welsh tries. It completed another superb individual performance from a man who was named player of the series for the British & Irish Lions this summer after notching up 114 points in Australia.
Halfpenny's performances helped the Lions to a famous 2-1 series win and although the Wallabies lie in wait at the end of the month, he says the team are fully focused on this week's meeting with the South Sea Islanders.
"It was an amazing summer but at the moment I'm enjoying playing in front of a fantastic crowd and being a part of a fantastic team," said the Wales full back.
"For us it's about taking each game at a time. The focus is on Tonga now, we know what they're going to bring with their physicality but we're looking to repeat a similar performance this week."
Halfpenny and the rest of the Welsh back line enjoyed some free flowing rugby against Argentina, two tries in either half securing a comfortable victory.
He added: "We set the standard last week with the performance against South Africa and we didn't want to drop off from that.
"If you look at the game, there are probably a few opportunities we should have taken.
"We all enjoy playing open, running rugby and we had a chance to do that and get some offloads going. At times we played with a bit of flair and it was exciting to be involved in.
"Overall we were really pleased with the performance and the result. We lost to Argentina last year and put 40 points on them this time so it's pleasing."
Halfpenny is well known for his relentless attention to detail, spending long periods with kicking coach Neil Jenkins in the build-up to games. And even on the back of Saturday's win, he had cause for regret.
"I was disappointed to miss a kick, it's always nice to get 100 per cent but overall I'm very pleased," said Halfpenny.
"I'm happy as long as I'm out there wearing the red jersey and playing in front of a capacity crowd.
"We've got a fantastic team and a fantastic squad and I'm just happy to wear the jersey.
"I'm just trying to keep working as hard as I can and try to be as best prepared as I can be for the game."
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event