The IRB World Sevens Series moves on in rounds 8 and 9 to Singapore(20th/21st April) and Malaysia (27th/28th April) before the tournament arrives in Great Britain, for the Emirates Airline London and Cardiff 7s in May and June.
There are five new additions to the Wales squad, captained by Gareth Williams, who flew in to Singapore today.
Rhys Jones, the Newport No 8 has represented Wales at U18, U19 and U21. Dan Gravell, the Llanelli hooker featured in the Welsh Crawshays Thailand 7s.
Joining Rhys and Dan are Neil McKim,Anthony Rees and Dafydd Lewis. Neil who plays on the wing for Ebbw Vale, has made appearances for Wales Schools and Wales Youth U18 and U19. He was a member of the FIRA squad and played in the recent U21 internationals. Anthony, who also plays on the wing, comes for Dunvant RFC. Dafydd (London Wasps)has played at outside half for Wales U18, U19 and U21.
Gareth Gravell (Newport)
Gareth Williams (Llanelli)(Captain)
Rhys Jones (Newport)
Michael Phillips (Llanelli)
Gareth Swales (Swansea)
Neil McKim (Ebbw Vale)
Anthony Rees (Dunvant)
Dafydd Lewis (London Wasps)
Nick Wakley (Cardiff/Rumney)
Craig Richards (Neath/Whitland)
Daniel Gravell (Llanelli)
Liam Roberts (Cardiff)
Don't forget, for a chance to see World Class 7s players in action, book your tickets now for the final stop of the series, the Emirates Airline Cardiff 7s on Friday 31st May 1-9pm and Saturday 1st June 12-6pm.
Day One:Â£10, Â£5, Â£2.50 (U16s)
Day Two:Â£10, Â£5, Â£2.50 (U16s)
Call 08705 582 582, book online from the home page banner or call in to Millennium Stadium Ticket Office, 98 St Mary Street, Cardiff.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.