Newport Gwent Dragons will be looking to secure semi final qualification in the LV= Cup on Sunday as they take on Saracens at Vicarage Road.
Ashley Smith will captain the side as Jason Tovey gets his second consecutive start at fly half with Martyn Thomas covering the 15 position.
Ben Castle gets his first start for the region since his return from the ruptured bicep he suffered in the pre-season friendly against Worcester and Danny Lydiate, who has been released from the Welsh squad for the weekend starts in the back row.
Steve Jones starts again at hooker with Duane Goodfield providing cover on the bench.
"We've rewarded those players who did well last weekend" said Dragons Head Coach Paul Turner. Although it's frustrating not to have our younger players available through international commitments, we were able to give opportunities to some of our senior squad last weekend and they made the most of them."
Dragons Team for Saracens
Martyn Thomas, Will Harries, Matthew Watkins, Ashley Smith (C), Richard Fussell, Jason Tovey, Wayne Evans, Hugh Gustafson , Steve Jones, Ben Castle, Adam Jones, Rob Sidoli, Danny Lydiate,Gavin Thomas, Grant Webb.
Duane Goodfield, Aaron Coundley, Pat Palmer,Hoani MacDonald, Lewis Evans, James Leadbeater, James Arlidge, Aled Brew.
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.