Following the two successive victories against Germany and Italy, Wales will be looking to make it a hat trick of wins at the Santboiana Stadium to come home with 9th place from the Women's Rugby World Cup in Barcelona.
With the Samoans expected to be their usual aggressive and physical selves,
Wales have selected their strongest available pack with Clare Donovan coming
in to the second row for April Dent who moves to No 8 with Jackie Morgan
reverting to the bench.
Ronnie Owens makes her first start of the tournament at scrum half with Cath
Walkley on the bench.
Having lost their opening game to Australia, the highest Wales can finish is
9th and victory tomorrow will ensure Wales return home with their highest ever finish in a World Cup.
It is the last game in charge for national coach John Williams and no doubt the girls will want his two years in charge to end on a high. The game kicks off at 5.30 (GMT)
1 Dawn Mason
2 Jamie Kift
3 Catrin Edwards
4 Claire Donovan
5 Liza Burgess
6 Kylie Wilson
7 Pip Minto
8 April Dent
9 Rhonnie Owens
10 Awen Thomas
11 Sue Jones
12 Melissa Berry CAPT
13 Louise Rickard
14 Clare Flowers
15 Kate Jones
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
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.