Cardiff's starting line-up for Saturday's Heineken Cup match with Montferrand has been confirmed. Rob Appleyard and Craig Quinnell both maintain their ever-present record for this season. This game marks Martyn Williams' 50th game for Cardiff in all fixtures.
The line up is,
Rhys Williams; Anthony Sullivan, Jamie Robinson, Pieter Muller, Craig Morgan;Iestyn Harris, Robert Howley; Spencer John, Jonathan Humphreys, David Young (captain), Craig Quinnell, John Tait,Rob Appleyard, Emyr Lewis, Martyn Williams
Replacements: (16)Peter Rogers (17)Andrew Lewis (18)Adam Jones (19) Semo Sititi (20)Andy Booth (21)Nick Robinson (22)Matt Allen
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.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.