The students make seven changes from the team that started against the Irish. Tal Selley (Llanelli) comes in to the centre and Gareth Chapman (UWIC) returns from Welsh Sevens duty to replace Paul Bamsey (Aberavon), who reverts to Full Back.
Jonathan Hooper (Merthyr) starts the game at Scrum Half and Llyr Lane (Newport) reverts to the bench.
With Michael Owen's selection for the 'A' Team, Alex Davidson (Gloucester) steps in from the U'21s squad to take his place.
One injury problem, in the Back Row where skipper Paul Williams (Ebbw Vale) is ruled out after sustaining an injury in the game against Llanelli last Friday.
Mike Buckingham (Whitland) moves over to the open side and Karl Hocking (Tondu) comes in on the blind side.
If last year's game in France was anything to go by, then this game at Neath should be a cracker.
15. Paul Bamsey (Aberavon)
14. Ken Morris (University of Glam. & Caerphilly RFC).
13. John Cordelly (Open Univ. & Caerphilly RFC).
12. Tal Selly (Univ. of Wales Swansea & Llanelli RFC).
11. Gareth Chapman (UWIC)
10. Ceri Sweeney (Univ. of Glam. & Pontypridd RFC).
9. Jonathan Hooper (Univ. of Glam & Merthyr RFC)
1. David Patterson (UWIC & Newport RFC).
2. Greg Woods (UWIC & Cardiff RFC)
3. Andrew Clatworthy (Swansea Inst. & Ebbw Vale RFC)
4. Mike Powell (Univ. of Wales College Newport & Pontypool RFC).
5. Alex Davidson (Harperry College & Gloucester RFC)
6. Carl Hocking (UWIC & Tondu RFC).
7. Mike Buckingham (CCTA & Whitland RFC).
8. James Bater (Wales National School of Medicine & Swansea RFC).
16. Kevin Allen (Trinity Coll, Carmarthen & Aberavon RFC).
17. Gareth Williams (Univ. of Wales Swansea & Whitland RFC)
18. Tom Snelgrove (UWIC)
19. Gareth Bennett (Trinity Coll. Carmarthen & Narbeth RFC)
20. Phil Wheeler (Univ. of Wales Coll. Newport)
21. Llyr Lane (Neath College & Newport RFC)
22. Dafydd Lewis (Brunel Univ. & WASPS RFC).
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.