Wales have named their under-21 team set to face Italy in the opening group game of the World Cup (Friday).
Coach Chris Davey has unveiled the young starlets he hopes will perform well in the prestigious tournament in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Following the Italy game will be a date with Argentina before the prospect of taking on the All Blacks in the final group game.
"It is going to be difficult but we are confident going into the tournament," said Davey.
"There is some great talent at our disposal which will serve us well for the future."
Wales team: Gareth Swales (Swansea); Liam Roberts (Cardiff), Michael Jones (Neath), Matthew Brayley (Swansea), Nicky Jones (Uwic); Nicky Robinson (Cardiff), Mike Phillips (Llanelli); Paul James (Neath), Matthew Miles (Northampton), Adam Jones (Neath), Luke Tait (Cardiff), Ryan Jones (Uwic), Rhys Williams (Ebbw Vale), Gareth Williams (Llanelli), Rhys Jones (Uwic)
Replacements: Michael Hook (Newport), Matthew Nuthall (Pontypridd), Ken Morris (Cardiff), Geraint Morris (Pontypridd), Adam Matthews (Neath), Ceirion Jones (Llanelli), Robin Sowden-Taylor (Cardiff)
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