The bottom two clubs meet at Virginia Park on Saturday, with The Castletown men desperate to build on their first win in the Welsh/Scottish league - their 35-16 win over Glasgow in December, A Pontypridd victory would take them up to 15 points and should see them shoot up several the table. Caerphilly have lost 12 of their last 13 home matches. League Wins: Pontypridd can chalk up their tenth straight league win over Caerphilly if they win tomorrow.
The last league meeting finished Pontypridd 38 Caerphilly 8 (Sept 22) Pontypridd have an impressive average score of 44 points per match in the nine league meetings between the sides. Caerphilly have a number of injury problems, Nigel Berbillion (shoulder), Roddy Boobyer (ankle).
Pontypridd: John Calderley (shoulder), Gethin Jenkins (shoulder) all miss out. .
CAERPHILLY v PONTYPRIDD (at Virginia Park, 2.30pm).
Caerphilly: J Thomas; H Taufahema, D Hawkins, S tuipulotu, K Morris; L
Richards, A Jacobs; L Moody, J Hughes, G Thomas, N Jones (capt), M Workman,
B Watkins, A Williams, G Jones
Replacements; A Chiltern, G Evans, M Bolton, D Colclough, A Jones, P Jones,
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.
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.