Glamorgan Wanderers make six changes to the side that lost at Mountain Ash last Saturday in the SWALEC League.
Behind the scrum two of last week's bench Elliot Jones and Sean Carroll start and Charlie Johnson who was unavailable also comes into the centre.
Up front Rhys Jenkins, having recovered from an injury received against Rumney, starts in the front row and there is a shuffle in the back five with Dan Richards moving into the second row to allow Carl Kimber and Dan Crimmins to start in the back row. Alex Luff continues as captain.
"The league positions reflect both our seasons but this game will be no less intense than a top of the table clash. There is pride at stake and a need to show the coaches that a players are worthy of a place in the championship squad for next season," commented captain Alex Luff
"We need to cut out the showboating and silly mistakes and stick to our game plan. If we do that we are more than capable of victory on Saturday," added head coach Chris Ower.
Glamorgan Wanderers: 15 Elliot Jones 14 Joe Xiberras 13 Charlie Johnson 12 Loren Quick 11 Dan Lovell 10 Gareth Cull 9 Sean Carroll; 1 Haval Ibrahim 2 Ross Grimstone 3 Rhys Jenkins 4 Dan Richards 5 Alex Luff (Capt) 6 Carl Kimber 7 Ollie Randall 8 Dan Crimmins
Replacements: 16. Dan Evans 17. Mel Lewis 18. Owain Thomas 19 Owen Marshall 20. Rhys Griffiths
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'.
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.