Marcoussis Sevens: Wales Sevens finish 10th in Paris

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'If we stick together we will be fine'

Wales Sevens finished 10th at the the Marcoussis Sevens in Paris and will need to finish higher in Ukraine next month to secure a top eight spot over the two events.

Italy scored a last minute try to secure a 12-10 win after Wales had beaten Ukraine 50-5 earlier in the day.

Wales are bidding to make it through to the World Series qualifying tournament next April.

The second tournament will begin in Kharkiv, Ukraine on 20 July.

Wales had won one and lost two on the opening day of the Marcoussis Sevens.

They beat Netherlands 12-10 in their final group game on day one after defeat to Belgium (26-19) and France (32-5) earlier in the day.

Jasmine Joyce and Hannah Jones have been named co-captains for the two Rugby Europe tournaments.

Wales Women Sevens squad: Keira Bevan, Alisha Butchers, Alex Callender, Gwen Crabb, Bethan Davies, Courtney Edwards, Lleucu George, Dyddgu Hywel, Hannah Jones (co-capt), Jasmine Joyce (co-capt), Bethan Lewis, Rebekah O'Loughlin, Lauren Smyth.