Glasgow Rugby have doubled their tally in picking up ten league points in their last three matches, which has seen them rise from 9th place to 5th in the table.
The Glaswegians have lost all three matches they have played against Welsh opponents this season.
Llanelli Scarlets ended their five match barren run with a 24-22 win over Leinster on Sunday but have still lost their last four away matches in all competitions.
The Scarlets have lost only one match in 10 against Scottish opponents - the first, 16-25 against Edinburgh at Meadowbank in October 2003.
The Scarlets won both encounters last season - 36-26 in Wrexham and 31-18 at Hughenden.
Glasgow have made four changes from the team who started against Cardiff, but following a successful trip up north on Sunday, Gareth Jenkins has announced no changes to the team to travel to Hughenden on Friday night.
Glasgow: 15 Colin Shaw, 14 Rory Kerr ,13 Andy Craig, 12 Gareth Maclure, 11 Kenny Logan (captain), 10 Calvin Howarth, 9 Graeme Beveridge,1 Kevin Tkachuk, 2 Scott Lawson, 3 Euan Murray, 4 Andy Hall ,5 Dan Turner, 6 Cammy Mather, 8 John Beattie, 7 Andrew Wilson
Replacements: 16 Fergus Thomson, 17 Andrew Kelly, 18 Jonathan van der Schyff, 19 John Barclay, 20 Sam Pinder, 21 Colin Gregor, 22 David Millard
Scarlets: 15. Barry Davies, 14. Garan Evans, 13. Matthew J Watkins, 12. Tal Selley, 11. Aisea Havili, 10. Gareth Bowen, 9. Mike Phillips, 8. Dave Hodges, 7. Gavin Thomas, 6. Jonathan Mills, 5. Adam Jones, 4. Vernon Cooper ( C ), 3. John Davies, 2. Matthew Rees, 1. Phil John
Replacements: 16. David Maddocks, 17. Aled Gravelle, 18. Bryn Griffiths, 19. Andy Powell, 20. Chris Mcdonald, 21. Aled Thomas, 22. An Other
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