In Division One, Tondu, who opened with a 78-0 loss at Whitland, will again field a young side at home to Narberth, who were favourites for the title but came horribly unstuck at home to Llanharan, and the Dairymen are now home to
There will be local rivalry at the Memorial Ground as Glamorgan Wanderers take on Rumney, while UWIC should have returning students to strengthen them against a Tredegar squad, who tumbled to their worst-ever home defeat at the hands of Beddau.
Abertillery are again unable to raise a team and their match at Dinas Powys in Division Two East is postponed with a final decision on the great old Gwent club likely to come before their match against Llantwit Fardre, due to be
played at Abertillery Park on September 20.
Fleur de Lys have their first outing of the season at home to Penygraig in that division, where Ystrad Rhondda will be fully extended by Croesyceiliog, while in Two West Dunvant's home meeting with Felinfoel and the Corus-Cwmavon match should be of great interest.
There will be no league rugby in North Wales this weekend as a trial match for the District squad will be underway, while Lampeter versus Gorseinon is postponed due to a wedding and the Blaengarw-Brecon and Blaenau Gwent-Blaenavon matches are cancelled due to the withdrawl of the home sides in both cases.
From Divisions 3-5 there will be play in East, West, South-East and South-West with David Bishop now in charge of coaching at Old Illtydians and former half back partner Mark Ring joining with ex-Cardiff prop Bob Newman at St Peters, who are temporarily playing on Blackweir in Cardiff.
Several clubs make a start to the season on Saturday, including Glynneath, Seven Sisters, Neyland, Llangwm, Crymych, Llanybydder,
Penygroes and Llanelli Wanderers in the west and Cilfynydd and Machen further east.
Rhiwbina are the bye team in Five South-East after having begun with a rare away win at the expense of Ogmore Vale.
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.