Tom Shanklin dives over the Scotland try-line to put Wales in command.
Wales coach Warren Gatland may have watched his side score four tries in the 26-13 win over Scotland, but he knows that a successful defence of the RBS Six Nations will not come easily.
Gatland's Wales showed flashes of the brilliance that took them to Grand-Slam glory in the win in Edinburgh, with new recruits Jamie Roberts and Leigh Halfpenny impressing, but he said, "We're happy with the result and the way we've started the campaign but there's plenty for us to work on for next week.
"We said at half-time it was a game for us to lose and not for Scotland to win. We showed some nice touches and scrummaged really well.
"I thought Jamie Roberts had his best game for Wales in midfield and he posed Scotland big problems. It's great that we are developing our strength in depth.
"Although we put ourselves under pressure and we lost momentum, we're in a nice position as a coach because we've got things to work on and improve."
Skipper Martin Williams added, "It's a strange feeling in the dressing room, We feel a bit flat because we took our foot off the gas.
"We gave penalties away and lost our discipline and it was difficult to get the momentum back.
"The front five have not got the credit they deserve over last 12 months but they gave us the platform to win the game.
"It's my first win as captain and it gets that monkey off my back. It was a blow to lose Ryan so late on but we all stepped up. Six days is a tough turnaround before we face England but we've got strength in depth."
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.