Wales open up against Thailand at midday on Saturday, following with Scotland three hours later and then have a four-hour gap before playing against the Springboks.
On April 27 and 28 Wales will compete in the Malaysia Sevens in a pool containing New Zealand, Canada and Malaysia.
The current squad:
Club: Newport Position: Flanker Birthplace: Carmarthen Born: 29.10.80 Height: 6'0''/1.82m Weight: 15st 0lb/95kg IRB 7s Experience: Middlesex 7s, Brisbane, Wellington, Beijing, Hong Kong
Club:Llanelli Position: Flanker Birth: 5/9/81 Born: Carmarthen Height: 6'2''/1.87m Weight: 15st 2lb/96kg First International Debut: 1998 against England U16's at Twickenham.Other International Experience: Represented Wales at U16, U18, U19, U21 IRB 7s experience: Hong Kong 7s 2001 Career Highlights: Playing in the Hong Kong 7s 2001
Club: Newport Position: No8 Birth: 19/08/81 Born: Bridgend Height: 6'3''/1.90m Weight: 14st 3lbs/90kg International Experience: Represented Wales U18, U19, U21
Club: Llanelli Position: Scrum Half Birth: 29/8/82 Born: Carmarthen Height: 6'6''/1.90m Weight: 13st 5lbs/85kg First International Debut: Wales U21 against France U21 2002 Other International Experience: Wales U21s, Triple Crown 2002 IRB 7s experience: Argentina/ Chile
Career highlights: Winning the Triple Crown with Wales U21
Club: Swansea Position: Full Back Birth: 07/01/82 Born: Neath
Height: 6'2''/1.87m Weight: 13st 5lbs/85kg First International debut: Wales Youth U18 Other International Experience: Represented Wales U19, U21
Career highlight: winning Triple Crown with Wales U21
Club: Ebbw Vale Position: Wing Birth: 21/12/79 Born: Newport, South Wales Height: 6'1''/ 1.85m Weight: 13st 12lbs/88kg International Experience: Welsh Schools and Youth U18 and U19, Represented Wales U19 (part of FIRA squad) and U21
Club: London Wasps Position: Outside half Birth: 21/3/81
Born: Carmarthen Height: 6ft/1.83m
Weight: 14st/89kg International Experience: Represented Wales U18, U19, U21 Career highlight: Winning BUSA Cup
Club: Cardiff/Rumney Position: Centre Born: Cardiff
Birth: 20/11/80 Height: 6ft 2''/1.88m
Weight: 86kg/13st 10lb International debut: Durban 7s IRB 7s experience: Dubai, Chile, Argentina Career highlights: All the 7s tournament and WRU Youth Final
Position: Full Back/Wing Birthplace: Wales Born: 10.10.78 Height: 1.78m Weight: 80kg IRB 7s Experience: Cwmtawe 7s, Dubai, Durban, Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, China and Hong Kong
Club: Cardiff Born: U.A.E
Height: 1.92m/6'4'' Position: Wing
Birth: 12/12/81 Weight: 90kg/14st 0lb
First International Debut: Welsh U18
Other International Experience: Wales U21 IRB 7s experience: Argentina/Chile
Career highlights: Winning Triple Crown with the U21
The on and off-field benefits of schools and colleges employing a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub initiative continue to grow with the publication of the first half term figures of the current academic year.
Despite being in a tough group for the World Series opener in Dubai, Wales 7s head coach Gareth Williams says it is an exciting challenge and his squad are in a positive frame of mind, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
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.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
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)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
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