As excitement builds for the start of WXV 3 later this month, Kenya, Fiji, Spain, Ireland, Colombia and Kazakhstan have all named their 30-player squads for the tournament.
WXV 3 will get underway in Dubai on 13 October, when Fiji take on Colombia at The Sevens Stadium.
The Ireland squad contains seven uncapped players, while Colombia coach Lisette Martínez has underlined the importance of the competition to the game in her country.
“It is a great learning opportunity for the players, the staff and the entire organisation,” Martínez said as she announced the Colombia squad.
Lionesses coach Pau Murunga has confirmed the make-up of the Kenya squad for WXV 3.
Flanker Enid Ouma will captain the team in Dubai, having taken on the responsibility for the first time in last month's defeat to South Africa in Cape Town.
Squad: Rose Otieno, Knight Otwoma, Natasha Emali, Helsa Khisa, Faith Livoi, Enid Ouma (captain), Diana Kemunto, Naomi Jelagat, Winnie Owino, Ann Goretti, Angel Charity Juma, Laureen Akoth, Priscah Nyerere, Freshia Awino, Diana Omoso, Naomi Muhanji, Evelyn Kalamera, Mercy Migingo, Stacy Atieno, Michelle Akinyi, Edith Nariaka, Jiveti Daisy Osore, Lewin Amazimbi, Valentine Otieno, Maureen Chebet, Grace Okulu, Judith Okumu, Phoebe Akinyi, Terry Ayesa, Sharon Auma.
Fijiana 15s head coach Inoke Male has included five uncapped players in the squad that will compete in the third level of WXV at The Sevens Stadium.
Penina Turova, Mary Kanace, Iva Sauira, Una Lalabalavu and Loraini Senivutu will have the opportunity to make their test debuts in Dubai over the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, Fijiana Drua captain Bitila Tawake will make her return to rugby following a short break.
Male said: "We have a cohesive and determined group, and our primary focus is to make a significant impact in Dubai."
Squad: Bitila Tawake, Salanieta Nabuli, Loraini Senivutu, Tiana Robanakadavu, Penina Turova, Merevesi Ofakimalino, Unaisi Lalabalavu, Ana Korovata, Doreen Narokete, Nunia Daunimoala, Sulita Waisega, Karalaini Naisewa, Sereima Leweniqila, Mereoni Nakesa, Teresia Tinanivalu, Evivi Senikarivi, Salanieta Kinita, Vani Arei, Wainikiti Vosadrau, Adita Milinia, Adi Fulori Rotagavira, Merewai Cumu, Rusila Nagasau, Setaita Railumu, Jennifer Goodsir Ravutia, Merewairita Neivosa, Atelaite Buna, Luisa Tisolo, Mary Kanace, Iva Sauira.
Head coach Juan González has named three uncapped players in his squad for the inaugural WXV 3 tournament.
Sevens international Tecla Masoko and front-row Mireia de Andrés were both included in the original squad, while Beatriz Rivera was added following the withdrawal of Olivia Fresneda due to injury.
The three players could make their Spain debuts at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai.
Forwards: María del Castillo, Inés Antolínez, Marta Estellés, Cristina Blanco, Marieta Román, Sidorella Bracic, Laura Delgao, Mireia de Andrés, Anna Puig, Leyre Bianchi, Lourdes Alameda, Carmen Castellucci, Alba Capell, Nerea García, María Calvo, Vico Gorrochategui, Beatriz Rivera.
Backs: Julia Castro, Bingbing Vergara, Maider Aresti, Inés Bueso-Inchausti, Zahia Pérez, Alba Vinuesa, Icíar Pozo, Amalia Argudo, Clara Piquero, Claudia Pérez, Tecla Masoko, Claudia Peña, Jimena Blanco Hortiguera.
Forward Karina Sazontova will captain Kazakhstan at WXV 3 in Dubai.
Prop Yelena Yurova, who scored two tries in the Asia Rugby Women's Championship 2023 win against Hong Kong China that ultimately confirmed Kazakhstan's place in WXV, has also been included.
Forwards: Karina Sazontova (captain), Darya Simakova, Natalya Kamendrovskaya, Symbat Zhamankulova, Yelena Yurova, Karina Tankisheva, Irina Balabina, Moldir Askhat, Balzhan Akhbayeva, Kuralay Turalykova, Yuliya Oleinikova, Anna Chebotar, Ivanova Lyudmila, Dadajanova Tatyana, Xeniya Chertova, Svetlana Malezhina.
Backs: Rigina Bainazarova, Daiana Kazibekova, Daria Kuznetsova, Kundyzay Baktybayeva, Liliya Kibisheva, Darya Tkachyova, Eva Bekker, Tatyana Kruchinkina, Milana Kotova, Anastassiya Yevdokimova, Milana Alayeva, Alyona Melnikova, Kamila Alseitova, Gulim Bakytpek.
Head coach Scott Bemand has named seven uncapped players in his squad to travel to Dubai for WXV 3.
Clara Barrett, Ruth Campbell, Megan Collis, Eimear Corri, Sarah Delaney, Katie Whelan and Fiona Tuite are the players who have an opportunity to make their test debut over the coming weeks.
Deirbhile Nic a Bháird misses out, having picked up an injury during a training match.
Bemand said: “Since joining the programme a month ago, there has been a significant amount of work gone in to enabling this group of players to perform on the world stage.
“The playing group has been brilliant, embracing a new culture and training identity that will lay the foundations for future success. We know what we’re going after and I’m excited to see them bring it to life in WXV.”
Forwards: Aoife Wafer, Brittany Hogan, Christy Haney, Dorothy Wall, Edel McMahon, Eimear Corri, Fiona Tuite, Grace Moore, Linda Djougang, Maeve Óg O’Leary, Megan Collis, Neve Jones, Niamh O’Dowd, Ruth Campbell, Sadhbh McGrath, Sam Monaghan, Sarah Delaney.
Backs: Aoibheann Reilly, Aoife Dalton, Aoife Doyle, Béibhinn Parsons, Clara Barrett, Dannah O’Brien, Eve Higgins, Katie Whelan, Leah Tarpey, Méabh Deely, Molly Scuffil-McCabe, Nicole Fowley, Natasja Behan.
Tucanes coach Martínez has confirmed the identity of the 30 players who will represent Colombia in Dubai.
She said: “Participation in this tournament is important, thinking in the short and long-term about being a South American power in women's 15s. It is also very important for our path to qualifying for Rugby World Cup 2025.
“We hope to do our best and bring great learnings for the region.”
Squad: Camila Cardona, Carolina Naranjo, Daniela Roman, Tatiana Delgado, Gisel Gómez, Leidy Garcia, María Cortes, Natalia Caycedo, Velentina Yepes, Angie Manyoma, Tatiana Hernandez, Paola Delgado, Sara Vélez, Silvia Olave, Sofía Granados, Camila Lopera, Isabel Ramirez, Juliana Soto, Laura Gutierrez, Maribel Mestra, Melisa Rios, Stefanía Sarmiento, Valentina Álvarez, Valeria Cuartas, Ángela Alzate, Luisa Zurique, María Arzuaga, Andrea Ramirez, Natalia Barajas, Alejandra Villota.