The Dragons have won four of the five encounters they have had with Scottish sides in Newport, with just Edinburgh being successful there 17-16 in November. Glasgow Rugby have won just one of their past seven matches in all competitions and have not won away from home in their last seven games since beating the Borders at Melrose on 11 September. The two Celtic League clashes between the teams last season went with home field advantage but the Dragons bucked that trend with a 38-29 victory at Hughenden in September.
Dragons: Percy Montgomery; Gareth Wyatt, Hal Luscombe, Sione Tuipulotu, Kevin Morgan; Ceri Sweeney, Gareth Cooper; Adam Black, Steve Jones, Chris Anthony, Ian Gough, Peter Sidoli, Jamie Ringer, Jason Forster (capt), Michael Owen.
Replacements: James Richards, Rod Snow, Rhys Thomas, Luke Charteris, Rhys Oakley, Craig Warlow, Gareth Baber. Glasgow: Kenny Logan, David Millard, Andy Craig, Andrew Henderson, Rory Lamont, Dan Parks, Graeme Beveridge, Kevin Tkachuk, Gordon Bulloch (capt), Andrew Kelly, Joe Beardshaw, Dan Turner, Steve Swindall, Cammy Mather, Paul Dearlove.
Replacements: Scott Lawson, Ben Prescott, Andrew Hall, Jonathan van der Schyff, Alasdhair McFarlane, Graeme Morrison, Colin Shaw.
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.