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
Roger Lewis talks to WRU TV at the announcement of a new £60 million Rugby Services Agreement (RSA) which provides a new and positive contractual relationship between the WRU and its four Regions for the next six years has been agreed.
The Welsh Rugby Union has announced a major new sponsorship deal with Gullivers Sports Travel which will make the UK's leading, and longest established, multi-sport tour operator, an Official Supplier for the rest of the decade.
Having taken part in seven World Cups as a player and coach, Liza Burgess hopes to go out in style this afternoon when Wales take on Australia in the Play-off for seventh and eighth place in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris.
WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey met with volunteers across the game earlier this week, championing their role in the sport. He was joined by Wales captain Sam Warburton for part of the day as volunteers took part in a 'Try Out' event for the 2015 Rugby World Cup
Wales Women may not have got the results they wanted recently on the field, but off it they have made massive strides in strength and conditioning - and that is in no small part due to S&C coach Sam Dodge.
Two weeks into the new pitch project at Millennium Stadium, Groundman Craig Campbell takes staff on a unique behind-the-scene tour of the works so far and National Squad Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach John Ashby and Tour Guide Peter Owen describe what the revamp means for them.