Leaders Carmarthen Quins are unbeaten after three matches and visit Caerphilly, who have lost all three games, but the division is still far from settled and the Cheesemen are quite capable of causing an upset at Virginia Park.
The big clash must be at the Arms Park, where Cardiff entertain Newport in what could prove a high-scoring match after Newport hung on to their unbeaten tag on Wednesday with a try by former Cardiff forward Darren Davies.
Bottom club Ebbw Vale meet inconsistent Llanelli at Eugene Cross Park and Pontypool, who have gone close without winning, travel to Aberavon, who may have two players named John Jones and two named Paul Morgan in their squad.
Cross Keys historian Horace Jeffries is ready to launch a second book on the history of the club in two weeks time, but before that comes the derby meeting with Newbridge at Pandy Park, while the other three fixtures will see Bridgend against Bedwas at the Brewery Field; Pontypridd meeting Llandovery at Sardis Road and Swansea taking on Llanharan at St Helen's.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.