Canada defeated the United States on Saturday by 26-9 in the first match of the final Americas qualifying group of the World Cup.
The win was gained by a Canada side that included seven players with experience in the Welsh Premier Division.
The entire front row of Jon Thiel (Bridgend), Pat Dunkley (Swansea) and Rod Snow (Newport) was backed by other pack members in the Cardiff duo of John Tait and Dan Baugh.
In the home backs were Nik Witkowski (Swansea) at centre and scrum half Morgan Williams, who has appeared for Cardiff.
The United States included the Llanelli forwards Luke Gross and Dave Hodges, with the latter skippering the side.
The Welsh presence was added to by touchjudge Nigel Whitehouse, who backed up referee Alan Lewis of Ireland.
The countries meet again in Chicago on July 13.
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.