There will be new faces on Parade tomorrow as the Dragons take on Bath in the opening round of this season's LV= Cup (KO 2:30pm)
Joe Bedford will captain the side from scrum half which sees Dragons debuts for Bedwas lock Royce Cadman and Academy/Cross Keys wing Luke Williams.
"There are quite a few new faces on the teamsheet," said Dragons Head Coach Darren Edwards. "Several of our development and academy players will be out on the park as well as representatives from our Premiership sides.
"Over the next two weeks, not only do our fringe players get the opportunity to challenge for a first team place, it also gives our coaching team the opportunity to challenge themselves and give the players new perspectives.
"Danny(Wilson) will Head Coach the team, Rob Appleyard will focus on the defence and Shaun will lead the attack and backs."
Dragons Martyn Thomas, Tonderai Chavhanga, Tom Riley, Lewis Robling (Dragons Development, Newport), Matthew Pewtner (Dragons Development, Newport), Matthew Jones; Joe Bedford (c); Nathan Williams, Rhys Buckley, Nathan Buck, Royce Cadman (Bedwas), Scott Morgan, Jevon Groves (Dragons Development Cross Keys), Darren Waters, Hugo Ellis.
Replacements Sam Parry (Dragons Academy, Newport), Hugh Gustafson, Keiron Jenkins (Bedwas), Rob Sidoli, Tom Brown, Wayne Evans, Luke Williams (Dragons Academy, Cross Keys), Steffan Jones (Dragons Development, Cross Keys)
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.
The WRU officially unveiled the new pitch today in time for Wales to take on Australia in the first of the Dove Men Series autumn international matches this Saturday. Head Groundsman Lee Evans and colleague Craig Campbell reflect on the 15-week project and look ahead to a pitch perfect future at Millennium Stadium.