Second-placed Bridgend welcome Ebbw Vale to the Brewery Field this Saturday for what promises to be a daunting trip for the visitors.
The Ravens are keeping the pressure on league leaders Neath while opponents Ebbw Vale find themselves languishing in the wrong half of the table.
Coach Chris Stephens delivered a rousing half-time team talk to steer his side to victory over Bedwas last time out but there should be no need of a repeat.
Stephens needs only remind his players that Pontypridd are hot on their heels and ready to take advantage of any slip ups.
It is now that the Raven's credentials as one of the leagues' high flyers will truly be tested.
At Sardis Road third-placed Pontypridd front up to Swansea and coach Simon King will expect to send the All Whites back to the coast empty-handed.
Pontypridd finished 10th last season but are piling the pressure on second-placed Bridgend and are tipped for a top three finish this year.
Swansea meanwhile are steadily distancing themselves from the league's basement dwellers and will fight for every point.
Fourth-placed Aberavon go head to head with sixth-placed Cross Keys this weekend as part of a packed Welsh Premiership fixture list.
The Wizards are level on points with Pontypridd and are still on course to better last season's fifth-placed finish.
After an early spell at the top of table Cross Keys have slipped but also harbour hopes of beating last season's sixth place.
At Church Bank struggling Llandovery play Cardiff who currently sit bottom of the Welsh Premiership after just four wins in 18 games.
The Drovers are desperate for three points to ease their relegation worries and Cardiff will be looking for much the same in this crucial game.
Carmarthen play host to Glamorgan Wanderers at Carmarthen Park with the sides separated by just three points in the table.
The Quins are second from bottom while the Wanderers currently sit three points ahead in 11th.
Three points tomorrow are a must for Carmarthen if they are to preserve their top flight status this season.
In the day's other games, Llanelli play host to Bedwas at Stradey Park, reigning champions Neath entertain Newport at the Gnoll and Pontypool go toe-to-toe with Maesteg.
Wales 7s captain Luke Treharne may have only played once on the World Series, but he has full confidence in his side as they prepare for the opening two rounds of this year's series in Dubai and South Africa, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
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.