Cross Keys will be playing for pride in the British & Irish Cup when they take on Connacht on Saturday.
Last year's beaten finalists have failed to recreate their form in the competition so far this season, slipping to defeats to Newcastle and Newport so far this season. As a result, they are now unable to qualify for the quarter finals.
Greg Woods names a strong side for tomorrow's clash despite their situation in the pool.
Keys back Luke Ford returns in the centre following a few weeks out with a shoulder injury whilst exciting young prospect Scott Matthews is given a rare start at open side with skipper Rob Nash rested on the bench.
Dorian Jones again starts on the wing for Keys with Kristian Baller being troubled by a hamstring problem. Also set to return after a spell on the sidelines through injury is prop James Johnstone who is named on the bench.
Cross Keys: 15 Gareth David 14 Dorian Jones 13 Leon Andrews 12 Luke Ford 11 Luke Williams 10 Steffan Jones 9 Ryan James, (c)1 Richard Cornock 2 Gerwyn Price 3 Anthony Lott 4 Danny Hodge 5 Ollie Hodge 6 Tom Lampard 7 Scott Matthews 8 Adam Powell.
Replacements: James Johnstone, Garry Horrigan, Craig Gould, Sean Higgins, Rob Nash, Rhys Dyer, Dean Gunter.
This week on the Principality Premiership Podcast, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie talks to Carmarthen Quins head coach Louie Tonkin who is aiming to close the gap on leading duo, Pontypridd and Ebbw Vale, with victory against Bridgend tomorrow.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
The Welsh Rugby Union has signed a new four year deal with specialist equipment supplier Rhino Rugby, which is set to benefit both the grass roots game in Wales and the national squad in equal measure.
We watch the new grass growing and being stitched together in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We speak to Millennium Stadium groundsman Lee Evans, Wales great Ieuan Evans gives an overview on the new strategy announced by head of rugby Josh Lewsey, while we also hear from Bedwas, Aberavon and Carmarthen Quins in the Principality Premiership.
Having just secured a top place finish in the Principality Premiership, Pontypridd are given no time to rest on their laurels as they face a tough away trip to face Cross Keys on Saturday at Pandy Park (KO 2:30pm).