The WRU National Schools Girls 10s Tournament will this year be staged at Llandovery this Thursday (KO 10.30am).
Schools from across Wales have received coaching sessions from WRU rugby development officers and community coaches in preparation for their regional qualifying heats.
Finalists so far include:
Scarlets under 14s - Coedcae, Carmarthenshire
Scarlets under 16s - Dewi Sant, Pembrokeshire
Scarlets under 18s - Preseli, Pembrokeshire
Blues under 16s - Treorchy, RCT
Dragons under 14s - Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent.
RGC1404 under 14s - Botwynog, Gwynedd
RGC1404 under 16s - Duffryn Conwy, Conwy
Ospreys under 14s - Bishopston, Swansea
Ospreys under 16s - Maesyrdderwyn,
Ospreys under 18s - Neath Port Talbot College, NPT
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.