The top scorer table in this seasons Lloyds TSB Six Nations championship is once again dominated by kickers. Currently top is Gerald Merercon. He now has 64 points after notching another seven against Scotland last week.
England's hero Jonny Wilkinson is the man on the move, his 30 points against Wales has seen him leap-frog Irish kicker David Humphreys, who now has 56 points following four successful penalties in the 32-17 victory over Italy.
The back spasm that kept Stephen Jones's out of last weekends Six Nations clash with England, has meant the Llanelli star has fallen further behind in the race to be this seasons top scorer. He remains on 47 points, and lies in fourth place- just one point ahead of Scottish marksman Brendan Laney. Italy's Argentinean born Diego Dominguez bagged two conversions in the defeat to Ireland He has now scored 950 International points from 71 games- 28 in this season's championship.
Top scorers after round 4
64 Gerald Merceron (France)
62 Jonny Wilkinson (England)
56 David Humphreys (Ireland)
47 Stephen Jones (Wales)
46 Brenden Laney (Scotland)
28 Diego Dominguez (Italy)
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.