New Wales Sevens coach Richie Pugh selects first squad
New Wales Sevens head coach Richie Pugh has announced his initial training squad for the 2018-19 World Rugby Sevens Series.
An eight-strong core of experienced sevens players will be complemented by four promising players from each of the four regions in a 24-man squad.
"There's a fresh look to the squad and a lot of excitement for the series ahead," Pugh said.
The series begins on 1 December in Dubai.
Former Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams has taken over as Wales Under-20s boss, combining that with his role as head coach of player transition.
Wales Sevens squad:
Core players: Afon Bagshaw, Cai Devine, Joe Jenkins, Owen Jenkins, Jay Jones, Ben Roach, Luke Treharne, Mike Wilson. Cardiff Blues: Dane Blacker, Corey Howells, Ben Jones, Dafydd Smith. Dragons: Taine Basham, George Gasson, Joe Goodchild, Will Talbot-Davies. Ospreys: Callum Carson, Dewi Cross, Dylan Moss, Reuben Morgan-Williams. Scarlets: Corey Baldwin, Ryan Conbeer, Dan Davis, Tomi Lewis.