The Wales Deaf Rugby Union has named a 22-man squad to tour South Africa this August.
Wales Deaf face the Deafboks in two Tests hosted in Pretoria, on Saturday 8th August and Wednesday 12th August. Kick off will be at 3.00pm.
Wales Deaf recently lifted the Broadstreet Cup after a hard fought 20-8 victory over England Deaf at Mosely in April, with Tata Steel hooker Dan Vella picking up a brace of tries during the win.
They are also the reigning World Champions after winning the inaugural Deaf Rugby World Championship in 2002, beating hosts and favourites New Zealand 28-14 in the final.
WDRU honorary secretary Gareth Evans said, "I am delighted to be able to announce the tour party for the Wales Deaf Rugby Union tour to South Africa next month.
"Both test matches will take place in Pretoria with the tour being approved by the WRU.
"I would like to thank the relevant clubs for their continued support and congratulate them on the remarkable achievement of producing players for the squad and we hope to return unbeaten."
The travelling squad is as follows:
Adam Brake - Caerleon RFC
Craig Field - Taffs Well RFC
Damien David - Taibach RFC
Dan Vella - Tata Steel RFC
David Brake - Caerleon RFC
David Wellbeloved - Exmouth RFC
Gareth John - Tata Steel RFC,
Henry Turner - Cardiff Met RFC,
Jack Tugwell - Llandaf North RFC
Matt Jones - Bideford / Morriston RFC
Nick Evans - Tondu RFC
Nigel Francis - Llandaf North,
Nigel Marcus Lear - Abersychan RFC
Owen Jones - Mold RFC
Richard Hicks - Maesteg RFC
Richard Lewis - Dunvant RFC
Rob Mills - Builth Wells RFC
Ryan Shallish - Dinas Powys RFC
Sam Gallagher - Dunvant RFC
Sean Driscoll - Rumney RFC
Tim Parkinson - Milton Keynes RFC
Wes Pooley - Minehead RFC