The Scarlets have made a total of six changes, plus three positional, from the side that lost at Newcastle for their opening clash in the Heineken Cup against London Irish on Friday (ko 8pm)...
Stephen Jones returns to flyhalf with Ceiron Thomas moving back to full-back while Regan King moves to outside centre to allow Gavin Evans to return to inside centre, with Matthew Watkins making way.
There are four changes in the pack with Iestyn Thomas coming in for Phil John at loosehead and Craig Dunlea replaces Deacon Manu on the tighthead.
In the backrow Gavin Thomas replaces James Bater which forces captain Simon Easterby back to the blindside while in the second row Vernon Cooper comes in for Adam Jones.
Scarlets (v London Irish): 15 Ceiron Thomas 14 Dafydd James 13 Regan King 12 Gavin Evans 11 Mark Jones 10 Stephen Jones 9 Dwayne Peel; 1 Iestyn Thomas 2 Matthew Rees 3 Craig Dunlea 4 Vernon Cooper 5 Inoke Afeaki 6 Simon Easterby ( capt) 7 Gavin Thomas 8 Alix Popham.
Replacements: Aled Gravelle, Deacon Manu, Adam Jones, Nathan Thomas, Clive Stuart-Smith, Darren Daniel, Barry Davies
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Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
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Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.