Wales Students v Scotland Students, Friday April 5th 2002,kick Off 7pm, Neath RFC
The Welsh Students meet their current Scottish counterparts this Friday looking to put the disappointing loss to England at Ashton Gate two weeks ago firmly behind them.
Coached this season by two of Wales' up and coming names, Sean Holley and former Bridgend Captain John Morgan, the Students are aiming to repeat the excellent form displayed in their victory against France.
Two key names are missing from the team: Paul Williams the flanker is injured and Shaun James (Pontypridd)is currently on tour representing Wales in the IRB World Sevens Series.
15 Paul Bamsey University of Glamorgan and Aberavon
14 Ken Morris University of Glamorgan and Caerphilly
13 Tal Selly University of Wales Swansea and Llanelli
12 Gareth Chapman UWIC
11 Nick Jones UWIC
10 Ceri Sweeney University of Glamorgan and Pontypridd
9 Phil Edwards UWIC
1 David Pattison UWIC and Newport
2 Greg Woods UWIC and Cardiff
3 Andrew Clatworthy Swansea Institute and Ebbw Vale
4 Mike Powell University of Wales College Newport and Pontypool - Captain
5 Kevin Burke Brunel University and London Irish
6 Carl Hocking UWIC and Tondu
7 Steffan Edwards University of Wales Swansea and Vardre
8 James Bater University of Wales College of Medicine and Swansea
16 Kevin Allen Trinity College Carmarthen and Aberavon
17 Tom Snellgrove UWIC
18 James Fallon Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham
19 Alex Davidson Hartpury College and Gloucester
20 Phil Wheeler University of Wales College Newport and Bridgend
21 Jonathan Hooper University of Glamorgan and Merthyr
22 Dylan Pugh Swansea Institute and Neath
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.