UWIC enter the fray for the first time at home to Pontypridd (Cyncoed KO 2pm) with coach Ian Pritchard confident the players will more than hold their own. With current internationals Catrin Edwards and Kerry Jenkins in their ranks and Hayley Baxter and Naomi Thomas returning from injury, this should prove to be an exciting encounter. Ponty include Jamie Kift and Claire Flowers and will look to the youth of Jess Kidley and Vicky McGrath to come to the fore over the next few months.
Newport entertain Llanelli (Croesyceiliog RFC KO 2pm) with Welsh prop Dawn Mason heading the Gwent charge. Llanelli are led by current internationals Helen Edwards and Cath Walkley and have youth on their side through up and coming players like Eirlys Lougher and Rhian Rees.
The final game sees North Wales take on newcomers Swansea (Denbigh RFC KO 2pm) with Kylie Wilson captaining a young North team featuring Wales U19 internationals Ellen Evans and Ffion Jones. Swansea include current Welsh captain Melissa Berry alongside Loughborough's Diane Lewis and Laura Prosser.
New National Squad coaches Phil John and Alun Harries will be out watching all potential players in readiness for the first international of the season against Canada on November 20th. With U19, 'A', Senior and many potential future internationals taking part, this seasons Super League should deliver the highest standard of domestic rugby ever seen in Wales.
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WRU TV were on hand at the launch of a major new commercial deal with WRU and Mercedes-Benz South Wales (part of the Sinclair Group), which sees the family company become an official supplier to the Welsh Rugby Union
On the back of the recent Women's Rugby World Cup, the WRU has launched a revitalised Women's and Girls domestic seasonal structure, and the future is looking bright.
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Roger Lewis talks to WRU TV at the announcement of a new £60 million Rugby Services Agreement (RSA) which provides a new and positive contractual relationship between the WRU and its four Regions for the next six years has been agreed.
The Welsh Rugby Union has announced a major new sponsorship deal with Gullivers Sports Travel which will make the UK's leading, and longest established, multi-sport tour operator, an Official Supplier for the rest of the decade.
Having taken part in seven World Cups as a player and coach, Liza Burgess hopes to go out in style this afternoon when Wales take on Australia in the Play-off for seventh and eighth place in the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris.