Llanelli look to be the best-placed club to surge into the quarter finals and a win against French giants Perpignan would provide a huge boost to the side currently top of the Welsh-Scottish league.
A win in France would blow the group wide open and set up a winner-takes-all showdown against Leicester next week at Stradey Park.
Judging from past seasons, the West Wales side have every reason to remain optimistic as they prepare to take on the French side.
Victories over Bourgoin and Colomiers prove the Scarlets have discovered the secret ingredient of winning on French soil.
Scott Quinnell will start the game from the bench having been ruled out for the last month with a knee injury, but is expected to play a part in the game.
Coach Gareth Jenkins said: "This is a big game for us and we know we have to win if we are to progress in the tournament.
"The secret to playing on French soil is not to try and play a running game because there is noone better than the French at that. What you have to do is try and silence the crowd which in turn will affect the team's temperament."
Meanwhile, Cardiff will be bidding to keep their Heineken Cup dreams alive with a morale boosting win over Montferrand at the Arms Park.
The Blue and Blacks have to win their two remaining games if they are to remain in contention for one of the best runner up spots.
The Welsh side will have received a boost with the news that Montferrand openside flanker Olivier Magne has been ruled out through injury.
Bridgend could do Cardiff a huge favour if they beat Castres at the Brewery Field on Saturday. A victory over the French club would increase Cardiff's chances of claiming one of the elusive runners-up positions.
Despite having lost all four games so far, the Ravens will be looking to end the group stages on a high note.
Newport will be hoping to keep alive their slim chances of clinching qualification when they lock horns with another French giant Toulouse.
Qualification for the last eight may be out of their hands following an agonising home defeat against Leinster, but Newport could still go through if they beat Toulouse and then Newcastle next week and other results are kind to them.
Swansea, who face Bath at St Helen's tomorrow, have delayed naming their side because of injury problems.
Wales lock Andy Moore has been ruled out with a neck strain while flanker Colin Charvis is doubtful.
The Whites have a mathematical chance of still qualifying but would have to run in five more tries than Bath following their 38-9 reverse at the Recreation Ground last October.
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.