The Cardiff line up to face Northampton in the make or break 6th round Heineken cup tie has been announced.
The game marks the 50th appearence in a blue and black shirt for Welsh international second row Craig Quinnell. Quinnell made his Cardiff debut in November 1999.
Cardiff will hope South African Pieter Muller will play. He is named in the starting line up, but his inclusion is subject to him passing a fitness test on a damaged ankle.
Muller will be the only change from the team that started the victory over Montferrand at the Arms Park last weekend.
Cardiff must win at Franklins Garden if they are to stand any chance of qualifying for the quarter-fianls at the end of the month.
CARDIFF: Rhys Williams; Anthony Sullivan, Jamie Robinson, Pieter Muller, Craig Morgan; Iestyn Harris, Rob Howley; Spencer John, Jon Humphreys, David Young (captain), Craig Quinnell, John Tait, Rob Appleyard, Emyr Lewis, Martyn Williams.
Replacements: Peter Rogers, Andrew Lewis, Adam Jones, Semo Sitti, Andy Booth, Nick Robinson, Matt Allen.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.
Dodgy tattoos, carthorses, Avatar and soft chins are revealed by Wales Sevens players Tom Williams and Sam Cross as they profile the Wales Sevens squad taking part in Hong Kong this weekend in the latest round of the HSBC Sevens World Series.