Glamorgan Wanderers welcome local rivals Rumney to the Memorial ground in the last 16 of the Swalec Cup.
"We are expecting a real battle, Rumney are the inform Division one side at the moment," commented Head Coach Richard Hodges. "If we do not match their attitude and intensity we will come unstuck".
Without their Wales under 20s representatives Hodges once again shuffles his squad.
"We are picking the form players for this one" Hodges added "some of our experienced players are miss firing so youth gets its chance"
He makes nine changes to the side that lost at Neath 2 weeks ago. In the backs Jason Pocock, Matt Trowbridge Ross Wardle and Ryan Healey all start alongside Aled James following his return from the Crusaders. In the pack Scott Andrews returns after a start for the Blues and he is joined by Tom Evans, Richard Thomas and Carl Kimber who has recovered from a calf injury.
Glamorgan Wanderers 15. Jason Pocock 14. Matt Trowbridge13. Simon Rosser 12. Ross Wardle 11. Ryan Healey 10. Aled James 9. Harry Trelawny (capt); 1. Nathan Trevett 2. Ieuan Dobbs 3. Scott Andrews 4. Gareth Knight 5. Tom Evans 6. Richard Thomas 7. Lee Highgate 8. Carl Kimber
Replacements: 16. Jimmy Richards 17. Mark O'Leary 18. Ryan Beddows 19. Alex Luff 20. Ben Rose 22. Rhys Dyer 23. Robin Lock
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
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.