The 26 strong squad meet on Thursday before flying to Spain on Saturday morning to finalise their preparations for the clash at the Santboiana Stadium(KO 2:30pm)
Led by centre Melissa Berry for the eighth time, coach John Williams has gone for the speed of Cath Walkley on the expected hard grounds at scrum half with the youth of Kerry Jenkins on the bench.
UWIC Captain Catrin Edwrads wins the tight head berth from Kath Lenaghan and Claire Donovan pips Sue Grainger to start alongside Liza Burgess in the second row.
Wales must beat Australia to proceed in to the top half of the draw for the remainder of the competition. New Zealand and Germany make up the pool with Wales likely to face the Kiwis on Saturday May 18th if they overcome Australia.
1 Dawn Mason
2 Jamie Kift
3 Catrin Edwards
4 Clare Donovan
5 Liza Burgess
6 Kylie Wilson
7 Pip Minto
8 April Dent
9 Cath Walkley
10 Rhian Wilmott
11 Sue Jones
12 Melissa Berry CAPTAIN
13 Louise Rickard
14 Clare Flowers
15 Kate Jones
WRU International Skills Coach Jason Strange is a busy man, combining the new role with that of Wales Under 20 attack coach, Ebbw Vale head coach and continuing to teach at Ebbw Fawr Learning Community.
Warren Gatland and Sam Warburton look ahead to this week's crunch RBS 6 Nations tie against France, where the Wales skipper in particular is keen to make his mark, as Paris has proved a bleak place for him in the past.
Following their historic win over England, Wales Under 20 suffered a narrow, 36-34 loss to their Scottish counterparts last weekend, despite outscoring them by five tries to three. Watch the match highlights and reaction.
WRU TV go behind the scenes with the Wales squad as they put the final touches in place ahead of the clash against Scotland at Murrayfield. Follow the squad on their captain's run, the kickers visit to Murrayfield and Neil Jenkins' press conference