Warren Gatland's squad assembled at their Vale of Glamorgan base yesterday in preparation for this season's RBS 6 Nations campaign. The 35-man squad includes four uncapped players, Tom Prydie, Kristian Phillips, Richard Rees and Rhys Gill.
Back row: (left to right): Rhys Gill, Paul James, Deiniol Jones, Ian Gough, Luke Charteris, Brad Davies, Alun Wyn Jones.
Middle row: (left to right): Gareth Williams, Adam Jones, Eifion Lewis Roberts, Jonathan Davies, Lee Byrne, Jamie Roberts, Jonathan Thomas, Andy Powell, Gethin Jenkins, Dan Lydiate, Sam Warburton, Matthew Rees, Tom James, Martyn Williams, Huw Bennett.
Sitting: (left to right): Kristian Phillips, Leigh Halfpenny, Gareth Cooper, Richard Rees, Shane Williams, Stephen Jones, Ryan Jones, James Hook, Tom Shanklin, Tom Prydie, Martin Roberts, Andrew Bishop, Dan Biggar.
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.