Pontypool will take their unbeaten record to Cardiff on Saturday when they meet a Glamorgan Wanderers side who won well at Llandovery last week. Outside half Byron Hayward reached exactly 100 points in just six matches last Saturday - he missed one match with injury - and will spearhead the Pontypool challenge, though skipper Mark Jones is out with a broken arm.Narberth against Aberavon is certainly the match of the day with the Otters facing their biggest challenge for many seasons at the Lewis Lloyd Ground, though the Wizards have lost two matches.Carmarthen Quins play their fifth home match in succession as they face a fast improving Whitland side and Bonymaen's visit to Newbridge will be an interesting match with both sides keen to impress. Rumney and Tereorchy are without a win and the Cardiff-based Rumney go to Blackwood, who are in indifferent form, while the Zebras are home at last, meeting a strong Bedwas side.Llanharan, under new coach Dennis john, are at home to Tondu, while Cross Keys are on a good run and are at Pandy Park against Llandovery - always dangerous opponents.Beddau will face a strong challenge from Tredegar with the Johnston brothers being strong motivators as coaches for the Gwent club.
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.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.