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.
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series