Newport travel to Church Bank in desperate need of a win to lift themselves away from the foot of the table.
Newport travel to Church Bank, Llandovery on Saturday once again hoping to turn their season around.
The Black & Ambers have just one win out of five leagues matches played. Llandovery are currently fourth in the Premiership with three wins and a draw against last season's champions Pontypridd from their five matches.
We have to go back to April 2011 to see Newport's last win against the Drovers when they won 29-18 at Church Bank.
Newport are without a number of players including Tyler Morgan, Alex Jeffries, Elliot Frewen, Jamie Jeune and Andrew Brown. Fortunately Newport welcome back hooker Dale Rogers and centre Dan Robinson and have the services of Dragons centre Ashley Smith.
Eighteen-year-old hooker Henry Palmer, born in Abergavenny, who has yet to make his Premier League debut, is on the bench on permit from Cross Keys.
The Drovers will be keen to continue their home league record which has seen them unbeaten since Boxing Day 2012 although both the most recent games, against Pontypridd (27-all draw) and Neath (34-31) were very close run affairs.
Llandovery: 15 Lee Rees 14 Chris Knight 13 Matthew Jacobs 12 Craig Woodall 11 Aaron Warren
10 Ian Brooks 9 Rhodri Davies; 1 Wyn Jones 2 Tom Ball 3 Greg Cunniffe 4 Bryn Griffiths 5 Llewelyn Jones 6 Phil Day (Captain) 7 Shaun Miles 8 Richard Bloomfield
Replacements: 16 Andrew Jones 17 Dorian Williams 18 Lawrence Reynolds 19 Richard Brooks 20 Luke Lewis 21 Sam Soul 22 James Garland
Newport: G O'Driscoll, O Broad, D Robinson. A Smith, M O'Brien, A Hewitt, J Leadbeater, D Pattison, D Rogers, G Robinson, Adam Brown, A Frampton, B Lampitt, O Griffiths, L Beach (capt).
Replacements: H Palmer, J Monck, J Greenfield, C Attwell, A Quick, D Franchi, T James, D Rosser.
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.
Ebbw Vale coach Jason Strange is proud of his side's effort in against Pontypridd in the Principality Premiership final and as WRU TV's Liz Jones finds out, he's now looking forward to Wales' Under 20 campaign with confidence.
The countdown to the Junior World Championships starts in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We speak to WRU U20 coaching co-ordinator Allan Lewis and captain Rory Thornton. We speak to the winning teams at SWALEC Finals Day, Wales Sevens manager Steffan Thomas and Wales women's rugby manager Caroline Spanton.
We hear from JPR Williams, Tommy David and all six clubs in SWALEC Finals Day, as well as the first woman to referee a game at the Millennium Stadium, in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. JPR and David reminisce over the 1979 final, while we hear from Pontypridd, Bridgend, Ystrad Rhondda, Ystradgynlais, Cambrian Welfare and Newcastle Emlyn. Kath Pritchard became the forst Welsh woman to referee a game at the Millennium Stadium - we speak to her and WRU community referee development officer Paul Adams.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
A look ahead to Judgement Day and back at youth finals day in the Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Andrew Coombs, Jake Ball, James Davies, Dan Lydiate and Josh Navidi. We also speak to Wattstown, Ystradgynlais, Rhydfelin, Pontypool United, Penallta and Pontypridd youth coaches at finals day at the Millennium Stadium.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.
WRU National Academy Coaching manager Allan Lewis will retire, a new Elite Coach Development Manager post has been created and WRU international skills coach Jason Strange will now fulfil his WRU role on a full time basis.
Developing the game in Wales and creating a stable and progressive environment for players of the future
Taking the grass roots game out across the length and breadth of the nation, the SWALEC Leagues are the focus of the community rugby in Wales
SSE SWALEC Cup
The SSE SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl continue the legacy of the WRU Challenge Cup, culminating in a shot at glory at the Millennium Stadium
Women's Community Rugby embraces both the regional and community club game from Girls' Leagues through to the Women's Premier Division