Wales battled their way through to the quarter-finals of the Cup competition at the second round of the IRB World Sevens series in Chile.
Despite falling 31-12 to New Zealand, Wales beat Paraguay 17-7 and Canada 19-10 to make the last eight and set-up a quarter-final clash with Argentina.
Group A: New Zealand, Wales, Canada, Paraguay.
Group B: Australia, Argentina, United States, Brazil.
Group C: South Africa, England, France, Uruguay.
Group D: Samoa, Fiji, Chile, West Indies.
Day One Results
France 7, South Africa 26
England 54, Uruguay 0
New Zealand 33, Canada 10
Wales 17, Paraguay 7
Australia 33, USA 5
Argentina 54, Brazil 7
Samoa 38, Chile 7
Fiji 57, Caribbean Selects 5
Wales 19, Canada 10
New Zealand 64, Paraguay 0
England 15, France 17
South Africa 50, Uruguay 0
Samoa 43, Caribbean Selects 0
Argentina 41, USA 5
Australia 66, Brazil 0
Fiji 76, Chile 0
Chile 17, Caribbean Selects 21
USA 54, Brazil 0
Canada 73, Paraguay 0
France 33, Uruguay 12
South Africa 7, England 12
New Zealand 31, Wales 12
Australia 0, Argentina 10
Samoa 0, Fiji 26
New Zealand v Australia
Fiji v England
South Africa v Samoa
Argentina v Wales
Canada v Brazil
West Indies v Uruguay
France v Chile
USA v Paraguay
The Wales Squad
Jonathan Thomas, Robin Sowden-Taylor, Robin Collet, Michael Phillips, Shaun James, Nick Wakeley, Gareth Campan, Liam Roberts, Phil Edwards, Craig Richards, Gareth Swales, Gareth Williams.
Coach: Colin Hillman.
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.