Tal Salley has become a pivotal member of the Wales Sevens team.
Wales will be looking to move off the bottom rung of the ladder in the New Zealand leg of the IRB Sevens World Series this weekend.
After two legs already held in Dubai and South Africa, Wales find themselves at the wrong end of the table alongside the likes of Uganda, Tunisia, Russia and Canada who are among nine countries yet to register a point.
South Africa currently lead the table on 40 points with perennial favourites New Zealand in second place on 28.
Paul John's Welsh side face a daunting prospect in Wellington as they face the Kiwis in their opening game at Westpac Stadium in Pool B before taking on Australia and Niue.
John said: "It's great to welcome back some seasoned Sevens players to the squad such as Aled Thomas, Lee Williams and Lee Beach. While we performed well at times in Dubai and George, experience is vital at this level and we are hoping to use these tournaments to gain some form and confidence ahead of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in March.
"We have a tough pool in Wellington with Australia and New Zealand two of our Day One opponents, and we particularly want to improve on our disappointing displays against Australia in Dubai and George.
Wales: Rhodri McAtee, Lee Williams,Tom Isaacs,Aled Brew, James Merriman, Tal Selley, Chris Davies, Craig Hill, Rhys Webb, Aled Thomas, Dafydd Hewitt, Lee Beach
Ebbw Vale captain Damien Hudd picked up the biggest accolade of the night at the 11th Principality Premiership Awards Evening held at Principality Stadium, after leading his side to the title for the first time.
Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde is predicting a tough battle against England on Sunday despite the fact they may not be considered to be at full strength. Players will be out to impress Eddie Jones which makes England a dangerous proposition, he says.
Wales U20 captain Tom Phillips and performance psychologist Dr Rich Neil explain why spending three days at Monmouth RFC has further strengthened the togetherness of the squad ahead of the #WorldRugbyU20s
Alongside Scarlets flanker James Davies and Cardiff Blues centre Cory Allen, three Wales Sevens core players have made the extended training squad for GB Sevens. Wales Head coach Gareth Williams tells WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie why Luke Treharne, Sam Cross and Luke Morgan earned selection in the initial training squad for Rio.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams tells WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie he has had to overcome a number of injuries before naming a competitive squad for this weekend's penultimate round of the World Series in Paris.
Merthyr were officially crowned champions of the SSE SWALEC Championship at Dowlais on Saturday where captain Andy Powell paid tribute to his side who have earned promotion to the Principality Premiership