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Smith set for Wales Sevens debut in Hong Kong

5th April 2018

Cardiff Blues' Dafydd Smith will make his Wales Sevens debut during the World Rugby Sevens Series leg in Hong Kong this weekend.

Smith, who made his Wales Under-20 debut against Ireland in the Six Nations this season, is part of a youthful Wales side, which is captained by Luke Treharne.

Another Cardiff Blues representative, Harri Millard, is included for the trip to Hong Kong, which is one of the highlights of the Sevens calendar.

Centre, Millard, is also named as a travelling reserve for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, and will travel to Australia following the conclusion of this weekend's tournament, alongside the likes of Treharne, Morgan Williams and Ethan Davies.

Cardiff Blues' Richie Rees has also made the trip to Asia, and is a member of Wales' coaching team in Hong Kong.

Wales have been drawn against Argentina, USA and France in the pool stage at Hong Kong, and will kick off against the Pumas on Friday (11.00 BST)

Wales Sevens squad for Hong Kong: Cai Devine (Durham University), Joe Jenkins, Harri Millard (Cardiff Blues), Lloyd Evans, Afon Bagshaw (RGC), Luke Treharne (c), Jacob Flynn (Aberavon), Ethan Davies, Morgan Williams (Scarlets), Dafydd Smith (Cardiff Blues), Tomi Lewis (Scarlets), Tom Williams (Ospreys). Travelling Reserve: Phil Jones.