Hewitt was part of the Wales side which recorded rare victories over Fiji and New Zealand in the same world series tournament in Wellington recently. He has continued his form from the abbreviated game into the fuller version by scoring for the Blues against Glasgow last weekend in the Magners League.
But his full attention is now firmly on the RWC Sevens where he will be a pivotal member of Paul John's side who are grouped with Argentina, Zimbabwe and Uruguay.
"We've got to set a realistic target of making the quarter-finals. From there there's nothing to say we can't go on to the semi-final," he said. "We've got Uruguay and Zombabwe and then Argentina who will be the toughest in the pool. If we can get three wins from that we will be guaranteed a quarter-final spot, if not, two big wins and a narrow loss should see us through."
Despite Wales's recent good form on the sevens circuit, Hewitt said his playing colleagues won't be taking anything for granted.
"There are eight to 12 teams who are equally as good as each other," explained Hewitt. "Each of them can pull a performance out of the bag so you never know what you are going to get out of any side. Any win over whoever it is against is a bonus."
Despite drawing with Ireland in the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations, Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards believes the championship 'is still in our hands' as he prepares his side to face Scotland at Principality Stadium tomorrow.
Meet the members of the WRU's inaugural Youth Board - after an online selection process which saw a host of high calibre candidates submit video applications the WRU has made its first 15 appointments.The board is made up of individuals aged between 16 and 21, and will meet for the first time at Principality Stadium on Monday 15th February.
The Wales Women's team headed to Dare Valley Country Park on a team bonding exercise as the entire squad got together for the very first time in preparation for this season's Six Nations championship which kicks off on Saturday with a clash against defending champions Ireland, in Donnybrook.
Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland discusses his team selection for the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations where he leads his side against Ireland, on Sunday. As WRU TV's Luke Brodley discovers, Gatland is fully aware of the challenges the defending champions pose