The cream of World Sevens will converge on Cardiff this weekend for the last leg of the IRB World Sevens series.
Wales will be bidding to improve on their semi-final showing at Twickenham last weekend.
The Millennium Stadium will play host to the two-day event.
Wales, who have been drawn in a tough group, play all of their league games on Friday and will open their account when they take on Russia at 2.44pm.
They then face France at 5.44 and end the group stages with a match against England at 9.00.
New Zealand will enter the competition as firm favourites having wiped the floor with every team at Twickenham.
New Zealand: Dallas Seymour, Eric Rush, Nick Collins, Craig De Goldi, Amasio Valence, Chris Masor, Anthony Tuitarake, Brad Fleming, Hayden Reid, Joe Rokocoko, Nick Evans, Josh Blackie.
Argentina: Matias Alqina, Juan Martin Berberian, Manuel Contepomi, Lucas Borges, Martin Gaitan, Santiago Gomez Cora, Pablo Garcia Hamilton, Francisco Leonelli, Lucio Lopez Fleming, Gustavo Piergentili, Martin Schusterman, Juan De La Cruz Fernandez.
Scotland: Darren Burns, Iain Fairley, David Gray, Charlie Keenan, Sean Lamont, Mark Lee, Donald Macfadyen, Calum Macrae, Scott Patterson, Roland Reid, Kenny Sinclair, Andrew Wilson.
Ireland: Aidan Kearney, Aidan McCullen, David Quinlan, Kieran Campbell, James Ferris, Brendan Burke, Fiachra Baynes, Paddy Wallace, Dermot O'Sullivan, Paul Neville, Cormac Dowling
England: Pat Sanderson, Tony Roques, Phil Greening, Geoff Appleford,
Jamie Noon, Tom May, Paul Sampson, Michael Stephenson, Rob Thirlby, Ben Gollings, Richard Haughton, Nick Duncombe.
Wales: Jason Forster, Robin Sowden-Taylor, Gareth Gravell, Rhodri Jones, Arwel Thomas, Ben Breeze, Gareth Baber, Emyr Lewis, Mathew Robinson, Craig Richards, Jon Thomas, Shaun James.
Russia: Segey Kuzmenko, Andrei Sorokine, Murat Uambaev, Alexei Panassenko, Alexei Ianpolskii, Konstantin Ratchkov, Pavel Baranovsky,
Igor Kloutchnikov, Voctor Motorine, Alexandre Gvozdovski, Andrei Kouzine, Viatcheslav Gratchev.
South Africa: Dale Murphy, Jorrie Muller, Coenrad Anthon, Wayne Van Heerden, Marius Willem, Paul Matthew, Robert Brent, Jean De Villiers,
Johannes Daniel, Eugene Francis, Egon Ryan, Ian Zinikele.
Spain: Gabriel Perez, Pablo Serrano, Jose Maria Bravo, Jose Serrano,
Israel Martin, Dario Bernal, Pablo Sebasian, Olivier Vidalot, David Martin, Jesus Mievel Cortes, Jorge Frieto.
Fiji: Epeli Dranivasa, Iosefo Koroi Adi, Jona Nareki, Josefa Uluivuda,
Kiniviliame Radaveta, Maika Wainibitu, Apenisa Valesu, Paula Maisiri,
Apolosi Satala, Saimoni Rokini, Timoci Tinaviti, Naisale Serevi.
Australia: Robert McDonald, Scott Barton, Edward Carter, Tim Walsh,
Peter Hewat, Peter Miller, Ben Peterson, Tim O'Brien, Williams Gordon,
Josh Vauentine, David MacCallum.
Canada: Shane Thompson, Jim Douglas, Mike Danskin, Matt Cohen, Todd McBride, Tim Barrett, Harold Williams, Garth Prouse, Akio Tyler, Chris Pack, Dave Loughead, Mike Daniels.
Portugal: Paulo Murinello, Pedro Murinello, Pedro Madaleno, Antonio Pinto, Filipe Grenho, David Mateus, Sebastiao Valadas Preto, Paulo Loureiro, Ricardo Redondo, Vasco Thomaz, Ricardo Nunes,
Wales 7s captain Luke Treharne may have only played once on the World Series, but he has full confidence in his side as they prepare for the opening two rounds of this year's series in Dubai and South Africa, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
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Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
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WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
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