Six-try Wales ease to win over United States

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Jasmine Joyce of Wales takes on Sarah Levy of USAJasmine Joyce returned on the wing for Wales after GB Sevens duty
Wales (19) 38
Tries: Butchers, Bevan, Neumann, Callender 2, Harries Cons: Bevan 4
USA (3) 18
Tries: Levy, Tafuna, Stathopolous Pen: Cantorna

Wales warmed up for the inaugural WXV1 tournament with a dominant six-tries-to three win against USA in Colwyn Bay.

Wales scored three tries in each half, Alisha Butchers, Keira Bevan Lisa Neumann touching down before the break with Alex Callender adding a brace and Sioned Harries going over late on.

Sarah Levy, Freda Tafuna and Paige Stathopolous crossed for the visitors in poor conditions.

Scrum-half Bevan kicked four Wales conversions.

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As it happened & reaction: Wales v USA

Wales: Jasmine Joyce; Lisa Neumann, Hannah Jones (Capt), Kerin Lake, Carys Cox; Robyn Wilkins, Keira Bevan; Gwenllian Pyrs, Carys Phillips, Sisilia Tuipulotu, Abbie Fleming, Georgia Evans, Alisha Butchers, Alex Callender, Bethan Lewis.

Replacements: Kelsey Jones, Abbey Constable, Donna Rose, Kate Williams, Sioned Harries, Meg Davies, Lleucu George, Nel Metcalfe.

USA: Bulou Mataitoga; Tess Feury, Kate Zackary (capt), Mata Hingano, Sarah Levy; Gabby Cantorna, Carly Waters; Catie Benson, Kathryn Treder, Keia Mae Sagapolu, Hallie Taufoou, Rachel Ehrecke, Freda Tafuna, Georgie Perris-Redding, Rachel Johnson

Replacements: Paige Stathopoulos, Monalisa Tupou, Charli Jacoby, Erica Jarrell, Tahlia Brody, Taina Tukuafu, Meya Bizer, Eti Haungatau

Referee: Clara Munarini (FIR)

Assistant referees: Lauren Jenner (FIR) Clodite Benvenuti (FIR)

TMO: Andrew McMenemy (SRU)

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