Heol y Cyw are the defending champions of the SWALEC Plate.
SWALEC Plate holders Heol y Cyw will launch the defence of their title at Tylorstown this weekend.
The Bridgend outfit have started the league season in style and are top of SWALEC Division 1 East after only one defeat in their opening seven matches. They are looking to hold on to the trophy they secured at the Millennium Stadium in May with a thrilling 20-19 victory over Rhydyfelin and will be confident of making progress at the expense of the Tigers, from Division 3 South East.
Last season's beaten finalists, Rhydyfelin, have also been drawn away. They make the trip to Penarth to play the Seasiders, who are two divisions below them. Rhydyfelin have had a difficult start to the season in Division 1 East with only one victory to date.
Division 1 West leaders Glynneath head to Division 3 South West side Bryncoch hoping to maintain their winning streak, while there will be locdl derby at Welfare Park, Senghenyyd where Caerphilly are the visitors.
Dowlais, who play in Division 2 East with Senghenydd, entertain Glamorgan Wanderers, while another Cardiff-based team, St Peter's, face a difficult trip to fellow Division 3 South East side Brecon.
The Rocks, who are still remembered for their famous cup giant-killing exploits against Cardiff, are third in the league while Brecon are struggling near the foot of the table. The sides have already met in a league match with St Peter's winning 36-13 at the Harlequins, so they will go into the tie as firm favourites.
Unbeaten Tenby United, who sit proudly at the top of Division 3 West, open their SWALEC Plate campaign at Llanybydder, who have yet to win a match this season. The two teams met earlier in the season, when Tenby ran out convincing 43-14 victors at home.
The annual Women's club launch was held at the Wales Centre of Excellence where National Women's Head Coach and Programme Lead Rhys Edwards, Competition Secretary Adrian Howell and Cardiff Met player Ffion Jones express eagerness for the new campaign to get under way.
Plenty of award winners in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast.Dragons centre Tyler Morgan wins one of the top awards for up and coming talent with the SportingWales Rising Stars 2015 award. Scarlets and Wales outside half Hannah Jones is one of the runners-up. We also he from community clubs as the season approaches and Principality Premiership unsung hero Ron Taylor of Ebbw Vale.
Actor and Millennium Stadium Tour Guide Gareth Bale has been performing his one-man play about Wales rugby legend Ray Gravell across Wales. He chats to WRU TV before taking his show to the Edinburgh Festival.
After widespread consultation, the WRU has made major changes to its pathway programme for girls rugby with a spring and summer season being introduced with immediate effect in order to respond to a clear demand to play the game.
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
We cover the big news the 2017 Champions League Final will be coming to the Millennium Stadium, in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford, First Minister Carwyn Jones and WRU group chief executive Roger Lewis. Wales coach Warren Gatland describes their high altitude training in Switzerland, national match officials manager Nigel Whitehouse talks about the community coaches and referees conference, while we have a special feature on Cardiff Blues U18 girls sevens squad preparing for their first Gemau Cymru, with some help from internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett.
Cardiff Blues U18 Girls will go into Sunday's Gemau Cymru with an extra spring in their step after Welsh internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett offered some last minute tips at a training session earlier this week.
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.
Tomorrow will see the first six-point try scored in the northern hemisphere when the Principality Premiership kicks off. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with WRU National match Officials Manager Nigel Whitehouse, and Pontypridd winger Alex Webber as they look ahead to the innovative changes.
Wales World Cup squad, Wales Italy and the fullest explanation of the new trial laws in the Principality Premiership. Wales coach Warren Gatland explains his World Cup selection, captain Sam Warburton looks ahead, we also hear from George North and James King. WRU head of rugby Josh Lewsey and national match officials manager Nigel Whitehouse give a detailed explanation of the trial law changes in the Principality Premiership, with reaction from Llanelli, Pontypridd and Ebbw Vale.
The first six point try in northern hemisphere rugby will be scored in Wales under a new points system for the game which is to be trialled in the Principality Premiership and the WRU U18 Wednesday League for season 2015/16.
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