Wales were crowned European champions after comfortably beating Ireland 30-4 in the title decider in Bray.
Wales will take on old rivals Italy as part of their quest for a place in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Wales have called Caerphilly-born prop Morgan Evans into their squad as a replacement for the injured Ben Flower.
Forward Craig Kopczak will captain Wales in the European Championship, head coach John Kear has announced.
Wales coach John Kear is confident his side will improve on their 2014 showing at this year's European Championship.
Ireland rounded off the European Championship with a 46-14 win over wooden spoonists Wales, handing Scotland the title.
Ireland coach Mark Aston has appealed for the rugby league game as a whole to get behind the European Championship.
Scotland remain on course for a place in the 2016 Four Nations Series after a 25-4 win over Ireland in Dublin.
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