The top two teams in the Principality Premiership meet at Rodney Parade where Newport entertain Llanelli. The Black and Ambers are just three points adrift behind the Scarlets and victory would see them top of the table.
Llandovery have a tough task trying to follow last week's first win of the season with another four pointer. They meet fifth-placed Neath at their Church Bank ground but will be confident of causing an upset because the Welsh All Blacks have been beaten on their last two league outings.
There is a relegation battle at Bedwas where Cross Keys are the visitors. Both clubs need points to steer themselves away from the foot of the table and Bridge Field may not be for the faint-hearted but Keys are in form and may just do enough for victory.
Despite having lost three times already this season Aberavon are in third spot. With four home victories to date they will be ready for the challenge from Bridgend and should be strong enough to cement their position.
Cardiff and Glamorgan Wanderers are bracketed together in mid-table on 19 points. Wanderers have managed just the one away victory this term but they beat Cardiff at the Arms Park last season and will be all out to repeat that result so it could be a close call.
Pontypool have had a difficult start to life back in the top flight and they host Pontypridd looking for the victory that will move them away from the drop zone.
In the final match Ebbw Vale travel to Swansea with the Steelmen fully eight points better off than the All Whites. Vale have won three out four away games this season and could well come up with another victory.
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.