Keiron Assiratti in action against England in March.
Wales Under 18 suffered heartache in Cape Town with a last gasp 21-24 loss to England in an international Under 18 tournament
Allan Lewis' side were 21-7 to the good at half time with two well worked tries through Blues, Coleg y Cymoedd and St Joseph's wing Elis Wyn Benham and 11 points from the boot of Wales Under 20 and Ospreys outside half Luke Price.
Wales went 7-0 up after a scrum on the left side of the pitch provided a good attacking platform and an inside pass sent Wyn Benham over under the posts.
England came back with a try for Bath Academy and Bryanston School outside centre Max Clark, converted by centre partner Harry Mallinder from Rugby School and Northampton Saints.
However, Price put space between the two sides with two penalties and a drop goal before Wyn Benham benefitted from an overlap just before half time, Morgan Williams sending him over in the corner.
Wales had benefitted from a strong wind in the first half and England lifted the tempo after the break, scoring two further tries, including one for Mallinder who converted both before adding the crucial, last minute penalty from the half way line to win the game for England.
Wales Under 18 team manager Kevin George said, "We feel we have improved as a side since earlier in the season and we are pleased with the effort the boys put in, although it was disappointing to lose in that manner.
"Although we were very dominant in the first half, England displayed more power and guile in the second half and probably deserved the win in the end.
"It is fantastic to have the squad together in order to prepare well for our next game and we are thoroughly looking forward to taking on our hosts South Africa at Outeniqua Park, George on Tuesday."
Wales also take on France on Saturday 23 August, and all three games will be broadcast in full, as live by S4C, details as follows:
Wales v England - Saturday 16 August 10pm
Wales v South Africa - Wednesday 20 August 10pm
Wales v France - Sunday 24 August 10pm
Elis Wyn Benham (2)
Con: Luke Price
Pens: Price (2)
Drop Goal: Price
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.