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,
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.
The Wales Under 20 camp are in a quietly confident mood as they face Ireland in the U20 Championship, with Coaching Co-Ordinator Allan Lewis and full back Dafydd Howells targeting a top five finish in the tournament.