Glamorgan Wanderers make seven changes from the side defeated at Aberavon last Saturday for their Principality Premiership match with Cross Keys,
In the backs, the talented Charlie Johnson makes a welcome return after suffering a pre season injury. He plays on the wing instead of James Loxton who reverts to his normal position of full back.
Robin Locke, after scoring on his debut against Pontypool as a sub, starts at centre and he partners Gareth Morris. In the pack Richard Hodges introduces a complete change in the back-row.
Nio Aiono starts at blindside, Lee Highgate plays at 7 and Alistair McDonald starts at number 8 after some impressive performances in the Canterbury league. Tom Evans also gets his first start in the second row.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
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.