With the Pontypridd players in the Wales squad occupied on Sunday in the Parker Pen Shield final against Sale Sharks at Oxford, Wales coach Steve Hansen has named 15 players all previously capped for the match against the Barbarians next Wednesday (kick-off 7.15pm).
There will be a return for lock Steve Williams, who has been in the international wilderness since 1997, when he was playing for Cardiff.
Williams will be partnered by Neath skipper, the 65-times-capped Gareth Llewellyn.
Llanelli scrum half Dwayne Peel will take over Robert Howley as one of the five changes from the side that started against Scotland in Cardiff last month.
Hansen praised Neil Jenkins, the World's top test scorer, who is on the replacements bench, saying: "Neil is as keen as mustard and in great nick."
The team is: -
K Morgan (Swansea); R Williams (Cardiff), M Taylor (Swansea), A Marinos (Newport), C Morgan (Cardiff), S Jones (Llanelli), D Peel (Llanelli);
I Thomas (Ebbw Vale), R McBryde (Llanelli), C Anthony (Newport), S Williams (London Irish), G Llewellyn (Neath), G Thomas (Bath), M Williams (Cardiff), C Charvis (Swansea, capt).
Replacements: M Davies (Pontypridd), B Evans (Swansea), R Powell (Cardiff), N Jenkins (Cardiff), J Robinson (Cardiff) and two from - G Jenkins, R Sidoli, M Owen, R Parks (all Pontypridd).
The WRU has teamed up with Crawshay's to tour Georgia in June. The side, which will be called the Crawshays WRU President's XV, will play Emerging Georgia twice, in a tour which supports the Welsh Government's efforts to grow relations between the two countries.
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.