Wales face South Africa in the City of Manchester Stadium at 3.20 pm today looking to make it three wins out of three in their Commonwealth Games Sevens pool and secure a quarter-final clash with Canada.
A runaway victory over Sri Lanka, 55-7, was followed up with a highly competent 31-10 triumph over Tonga on Day 1, leaving Jason Forster's side needing to beat the hihgly rated Springboks to win the Pool.
"We had a good opening day and now everyone is focussed on making it a hat-trick of wins," said Wales team manager David Rees.
"We all know that beating South Africa is vital to our medal chances. If we win, then we face Canada, if we lose we have to face the reigning world champions and defending champions, New Zealand."
Pontypridd wing Gareth Wyatt was the star of the opening victory over Sri Lanka as he sped to four of his sides nine tries.
Swansea wing Matthew Robinson notched two and Arwel Thomas drop kicked five conversions.
In the second match against Tonga, Wyatt again grabbed one of his side's five tries. Wales led 1909 at half-time 19-9 and controlled the game from there on.
Favourties New Zealand beat a typically competitive Canadian side 28-7 in their opening game before crushing the tiny island of Niue, 66-0.
The Canadians more or less guaranteed themselves second place in their Pool with a grim 7-0 triumph over Scotland. The Cannucks now only have to beat Niue to bag a quarter-final slot.
If Wales win their Pool, they will play at 9.20pm tonight. If they finish in second place they will play at 8.00pm.
Wales Sevens are looking to re-group after a disappointing tournament last time out in South Africa. The next double leg in New Zealand and Las Vegas offers Gareth Williams a chance to redeem themselves.
Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.