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
After two years in the international wilderness, Adi Taviner is hoping to make up for lost time when she takes part in her second Women's Rugby World Cup which kicks off in Paris next Friday where Wales take on hosts, France.
The WRU's Women and Girls legacy events - #TRY OUR GAME have proved popular this week with current players and newcomers to the game learning new skills and picking up tips from national squad players.
We caught up with Shona and Ellie from the Wales women team ahead of the start of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris next month at a recent women's training session to encourage and promote more women and girls to try their hand at rugby. #tryourgame
The Women's Rugby World Cup warm-up clash between Wales and USA proved bittersweet for centre Elen Evans. Despite being one of the star performers on the day on her 50th Test appearance, USA edged home 10-7 at Cross Keys.
Wales completed their Junior World Championship campaign with a victory over Samoa. Team manager Mark Taylor and No 8 James Benjamin reflect on a tournament which saw Wales win three games and lose two.