Sam Warburton (with ball) and Craig Mitchell got their first taste of international rugby on tour.
Duncan Jones has urged Wales Young Guns to continue firing their bullets when they get back to their regional environment.
Scarlets full back Daniel Evans and centre Jonathan Davies along with Cardiff Blues youngster Sam Warburton all got their first taste of international rugby as did Ospreys wing Jonathan Spratt and prop Craig Mitchell.
"On the field and off the field, the young players have stepped up," said Jones, who finished the match against USA as captain after Ryan Jones had to leave the field with an injury.
"It hasn't just been the more experienced voices you've heard in training. The younger boys have listened well, but they've also contributed and pulled up some of the senior guys on things they've been doing wrong.
"That's the environment the boys and the coaches have created where everyone is equal and everyone has their say. I think the youngsters will all be pleased with their individual performances at the weekend, but hopefully they'll take a look at the video the same as everyone and realise the mistakes they've made.
"You never have the perfect performance, whether you've got one cap or 50 caps. It's how you go away, it's how you take that information on board and I'm sure they will do it in the right way."
"It's their first taste of international rugby and what you hope is it's given them a taste of what it's about and that they don't just rest on that and are happy with what they've achieved.
"It's about everyone pushing each other for that jersey and I have every confidence the young boys you've seen on this trip will do that."
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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