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 Sevens are looking to re-group after a disappointing tournament last time out in South Africa. The next double leg in New Zealand and Las Vegas offers Gareth Williams a chance to redeem themselves.
Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.