Glamorgan Wanderers welcome back top try scorer Jamie Jones who has not figured since the opening game of the season, for the Principality Premiership clash against Newport.
He takes his place on the left wing instead of Jason Pocock while Richard Hodges also gives a start to scrum half Glenn Holloway who recently joined the squad from Caerphilly.
In the pack Hodges shuffles his resources with Nick Kelly moving into the back row allowing Gareth Knight to come back into the second row.
On the bench the Wanderers have opted for experience with the inclusion of last years captain Matthew Bolton, Gareth Alexander, Mark Roper and Mike Grimes.
Glamorgan Wanderers: 15. James Loxton 14. Steve Cullen 13. Robin Lock 12. Dafydd Hewitt 11. Jamie Jones
10. Scott Sneddon 9. Glenn Holloway; 1. Nathan Trevett 2. Ryan Price 3. Scott Andrews 4. Gareth Knight 5. Tom Evans 6. Jevon Groves 7. Richard Thomas 8. Nick Kelly (capt)
Replacements: 16. Ross Johnson 17. Matthew Bolton 18. Gareth Alexander 19. Mike Grimes 20. Ben Rose 21. Mark Roper 22. Luke Evans
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
The Welsh Rugby Union has recently teamed up with Prostate Cymru to help the charity launch its latest campaign to raise awareness of the disease. Members of the Wales squad helped produce a short video and promotional material for the campaign titled 'The Best Defence - is to know the FACTS'.