Glamorgan Wanderers travel to the Gnoll for the second time in a month on Saturday
"We expect a backlash after putting them out of the cup but we need our heads to rule our hearts and blank out all the off the field nonsense," commented coach Richard Hodges on the challenge ahead.
"Currently top of the Principality Premiership, Neath will be concentrating on winning back the league title now after their exit from the cup."
The Wanderers will be looking to bounce back after the home defeat to Cross Keys with Dan Fish, Josh Navidi and Ieuan Davies involved with the Wales Under 20s Hodges shuffles his squad again.
Owen Marshall starts at 15 and Harry Trelawny returns as captain at scrum half in a back division that shows two changes from the side that beat Neath. In the pack a late decision will be made in the front row but Jim Richards returns at hooker on a ground that has many memories for him.
Lee Highgate, Ben Rose and Mazin Al-Azzawi continue in the back row and Mark O'Leary returns after intense physio treatment on his shoulder injury.
Glamorgan Wanderers 15. Owen Marshall 14. Steve Cullen 13. Simon Rosser 12. Charlie Johnson 11. Rory Budina 10. Scott Sneddon 9. Harry Trelawny; 1. Mark O'Leary 2. James Richards 3. Danny Douthwaite/ Ryan Beddows 4. Gareth Knight 5. John Barley 6. Lee Highgate 7. Ben Rose 8. Mazin Al-Azzawi
Replacements: 16. Ieuan Dobbs 17. Ryan Beddows / Danny Douthwaite 18. Richard Thomas 19. A.N.Other 20. Ross Wardle 22. Rhys Dyer 24. Ryan Healey
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event