Neath skipper Gareth Llewellyn, the grand daddy of Welsh forwards, is in line to extend his Welsh cap record for a pack member at Twickenham on Saturday.
The 33-year-old has been elevated from the Wales A team to take Ian Gough's place among the replacements following the Newport lock's failure to pass a fitness test.
If Llewellyn makes it onto the field then he will win his 65th cap. He made his debut as a 20-year-old against New Zealand in 1989.
If Wales coach Steve Hansen gives him a run then he will become the longest surving international player in the world today - even beating his former NEC Harlequins team mate, the England prop Jason Leonard, who was first capped in 1990.
A veteran of nine previous games against England, the man who led Wales on seven occasions was a winner against the auld enemy in 1993.
Llewellyn won his last cap in the 1999 World Cup, against Samoa and could aim for a third World Cup in Australia next year.
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
Cardiff Blues U18 Girls will go into Sunday's Gemau Cymru with an extra spring in their step after Welsh internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett offered some last minute tips at a training session earlier this week.
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).