Glamorgan Wanderers make one change in the backs and two up front for trip to Sardis Road.
Jason Pocock, after missing the Cross Keys victory, returns to the wing. It will be his first return to Pontypridd after transferring back to the Wanderers from Ponty in the summer.
In the pack Rhys Gill comes in for Nathan Trevett and Gareth Knight gets his first start of the season in the second row to partner Tom Evans.
Coach Richard Hodges also introduces Luke Fear and Andrew Cawley to the bench for the first time this season while Gareth Morris takes over the captaincy.
Glamorgan Wanderers: 15. James Loxton, 14. Steve Cullen, 13. Robin Lock, 12. Gareth Morris (capt), 11. Jason Pocock, 10. Scott Sneddon, 9. Luke Evans.
1. Rhys Gill, 2. Ryan Price, 3. Scott Andrews, 4. Gareth Knight, 5. Tom Evans, 6. Nio Aiono, 7. Lee Highgate, 8. Alistair McDonald.
Replacements: 16. Mark Sheppard, 17. Nathan Trevett, 18. Richard Thomas, 19. Mike Grimes, 20. Luke Fear, 21. Andrew Cawley, 22. Mark Roper.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.