Adam Jones returns to the Dragons second row after a spell out through injury.
Newport Gwent Dragons remain unfazed by facing European rugby giants Toulouse in a return Pool Five Heineken Cup clash at the Stade Ernest Wallon tomorrow.
The former European Cup champions are setting the pace in the French Super 14 and have proved unbeatable over recent months having gone unbeaten in their last 11 matches.
The Dragons put up a spirited display against Toulouse at Rodney Parade last weekend before the French outfit pulled away to record a 26-7 victory.
Former Welsh second row Adam Jones returns to the fray after surgery on both his shoulder and knee.
"I can't wait to get back out there playing again and improve on the form that I enjoyed with the team before my injury," said Jones. "This is a must-win situation against one of the best teams in Europe."
With Jones's return, the impressive Hoani MacDonald has been moved to the side of the scrum at blindside flanker.
Dragons coach Paul Turner has made a number of changes to the backline with Jason Tovey, Rory Sidey, Ashley Smith, Tal Selley and Shaun Connor all coming in.
Dragons: J Tovey; G Wyatt, R Sidey, A Smith, T Selley; S Connor, W Evans; A Black, T Willis (capt), R Thomas, A Jones, L Charteris, H MacDonald, C Charvis, J Bearman.
Replacements: S Jones, G Robinson, D Lydiate, J Ringer, R Lewis, R Davies, P Dollman.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.