The Ospreys Under 16s can re-apply some pressure at the top of the WRU Age Grade Championship if they defeat North Wales at Wrexham on Sunday.
Victories over the Dragons, 21-17, and Blues South, 14-8, has left the region with two wins from four games to date. And though they trail runaway leaders Blues North, they can certainly close the gap with a significant victory over the North this weekend.
Admittedly, the Ospreys will have to guard against complacency as the North produced their best performance of the season last weekend - going down 18-12 to a strong Dragons side.
Iolo Evans and Andrew Oakden scored on that occasion and both players are included in a side that sees goal-kicker Alex Schwarz on the bench for the first time this season.
The North Wales Under 18s have found things particularly tough this term - in three games this season they have conceded 26 tries and 155 points.
Still, home advantage might count for something against an Ospreys side who went down 23-13 to the Blues last time out.
North Wales Under 18s: J Sproston, R Mead, J Owen, C Donaldson, T Bates, D Bates, D Clegg, M Martin; J Hughes, P Selwood, J Francis, T Beaumont, C Goulding; C Horsman. Replacements: J Morton, L Williams, O Collinge, M Padgett, C Moreton, W Morecombe, S Griffiths
Ospreys Under 18: T Prydie; S Hughes, E Walker, D Howell, D Morse; M Morgan, R Jones; R Apsee, M Wedlake, W Taylor, L Jospeph, B Davies, L Pears (capt), T Carney, T Davies. Replacements: D Davies, O Williams, L Morgan, D Saines, J John, B Thomas, AN Other
North Wales Under 16: J Davies; A Oakden, I Evans, N Hughes, A Channer-Hughes; J Williams, O Parkinson; O Hughes, G Morgan, E Mason, J Williams, J Simm, G Jones, T Parry, Tomas Parry. Replacements: V Allsop, J Weaver-Jones, B Powden, A Schwarz, W Mitchelmore, M Bevan, O Jones
Ospreys Under 16s: J Field; R Evans, M Vaughan, D Evans, N Brooks; T Carpenter, O Nesbitt; M Boobier, A Rees (capt), J Jenkins, K Burrows, Jack Jones, A Evans, C Williams, Jordan Jones. Replacements: S Davies, O Evans, D Williams, James Jones, T Cole, J Holland, L Davies
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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.