|Girls’s worldwide: Wales v South Africa|
|Wales (12) 19|
|Tries: Joyce, Harries, Phillips Cons: Wilkins 2|
|South Africa (0) 5|
Wales have been made to work exhausting to work for a 19-5 victory over a South Africa facet returning to worldwide rugby after a four-year break.
Jaz Joyce and Sioned Harries crossed for first-half tries, Robyn Wilkins changing one.
However Lusanda Dumke pulled a strive again earlier than Carys Phillips’ late rating transformed by Wilkins.
Wales centre Kerin Lake was carried off after a head conflict, was capable of regain her toes however suffered a concussion.
Wales dominated territory earlier than the interval to guide 12-0, just for the vacationers to provide quite a few second-half possibilities.
A prolonged hold-up for therapy to Lake was adopted by Phillips’ late rating to seal the outcome.
There was an early debut for 17-year-old flanker Manon Johnes as a substitute for Alisha Butchers, whereas beginning full-back Lauren Smyth, substitute scrum-half Ffion Lewis and centre Alicia McComish additionally received first Wales caps.
Wales subsequent host Hong Kong on Friday, 16 November (19:00 GMT), then Canada on Saturday, 24 November (11:30 GMT), each at Cardiff Arms Park.
South Africa go on to face Spain and Italy.
Wales: Lauren Smyth (Ospreys); Jasmine Joyce (Scarlets), Alecs Donovan (Ospreys), Kerin Lake (Ospreys), Jess Kavanagh (RGC); Robyn Wilkins (Blues), Keira Bevan(Ospreys); Caryl Thomas (Dragons), Carys Phillips (captain, Ospreys), Amy Evans (Ospreys), Siwan Lillicrap (Ospreys), Mel Clay (Ospreys), Alisha Butchers (Scarlets), Bethan Lewis (Dragons), Sioned Harries (Scarlets).
Replacements: Kelsey Jones (Ospreys), Cara Hope (Ospreys), Cerys Hale (Dragons), Natalia John (Ospreys), Manon Johnes (Blues), Ffion Lewis (Scarlets), Alicia McComish (Dragons), Lisa Neumann (RGC).
South Africa: Vuyolwethu Maqholo; Nosiphiwo Goda, Demi Nel, Zinhle Ndawonde, Snenhlanhla Shozi; Zintle Mphupha, Tayla Kinsey; Thantaswa Macingwane, Annique Geswind, Babalwa Latsha, Bernice Strydom, Nolusindiso Booi (captain), Lusanda Dumke, Sinazo Mcatshulwa, Aseza Hele.
Replacements: Lindelawa Gwala, Yonela Ngxingolo, Katlego Moremi, Karthy Dludla, Charmaine Kayser, Felicia Jacobs, Fundiswa Plaatje, Kirsten Conrad.
Referee: Nikki O’Donnell (RFU).