Bridgend won the 1980 final by 15-9, but lost 43-16 at home to Swansea in season 1998/99.
Bridgend have won 92 of their 121 ties and captured the cup twice, while Swansea, who have won in three of their ten finals, have won 106 of their 134 ties.
Bridgend will be without threequarter Dafydd James (shoulder), Simon Mannix (leg), John Funnell (neck), David Bishop (mumps) and former Swansea clubmen Andy Moore and Siliolo Martens (both thumb). Youngster James Donovan is called to the bench as replacement scrum half, having never yet played for the senior team.
Swansea have lost prop Ben Evans to Cardiff and also gone are coach John Connolly and forwards Rory Jenkins, John Slade and Tu Tamarua, while full back Kevin Morgan suffered injury with Wales at Murrayfield. Wing Richard Rees has been called back from his loan to Carmarthen Quins, but Wales under-21 threequarter Jonny Vaughton has suffered a fractured knee-cap. Centre Scott Gibbs a new captain as prop Darren Morris has left the club, while Tony Clement and Paul Moriarty take over as the coaches.
The Bridgend side is: G Cull; A Havili, G Thomas (capt), S Taumalolo, R Mustoe; C Warlow, H Harries; C Loader, G Williams, C Horsman, D Jones, N Budgett, M Molitika, C Harris, R Bryan. Replacements: M James, J Donovan, R Jones, M Powell, J Thiel, A Joy, P Booth.
BRIDGEND v SWANSEA (at the Brewery Field, 2.30pm).
Previous cup meetings: One win each.
1979/80 Bridgend 15 Swansea 9 (final); 1998/99 Bridgend 16 Swansea 43.
Bridgend have won 92, lost 29. Cup winners twice, runners-up three times.
Swansea have won 106, lost 28. Cup winners three times, runners-up seven times.
Bridgend beat Newbridge 39-8(a). Swansea beat Caerphilly 46-21(a).