Cardiff Blues captain Paul Tito is relishing the chance of playing against one of the best teams in the world when the Blues take on Australia next Tuesday.
Tito said, "I've obviously played a few of the Australian players in Super 14 but there are a lot of young ones coming through.They have a young and enthusiastic team that did a good job on Gloucester a few weeks ago."
"These guys have got a good opportunity to push for places, guys like Quade Cooper who got a place in the test team. These players have got a point to prove so they'll be really pushing for higher honours when it comes to the test matches."
"I think it's a touring party so they've got some young guys, who they're trying to blood in for the World Cup. However, I think there a good team and I think we'll see some young and exciting players roll out against the Blues next Tuesday."
Although building for the 20011 World Cup Tito feels that the Australians will be competing for places in the Test team and knows that the youngsters will pose a real threat.
"They've had a pretty up and down start on this tour but they had a good win against England and I'm sure they'll be looking to kick on with the mid-weekers and the Tests coming up. They're quite a skillful outfit with really good skills in their backs."
"They like to give it a bit of air and chuck it about and I'm sure it'll be a good match and if the weather comes good and the crowd comes it should be a fantastic night."
With the big match between Cardiff Blues and Australia only a matter of days away Cardiff Blues Backs Coach, Bill Millard, is looking forward to catching up with some of his former players.
Millard said, "It's going to be a special occasion for me obviously but also for the team," said Millard. "I coached the Australian 7's for about fivr years in total and a lot of these young kids in the Australia squad now came through and Sydney University team."
"So I've seen a lot of them come through the system and looking forward to catching up with them. I'm familiar with a lot of the boys and looking forward to stirring them up, there's already a bit of chat going on."
The Australian was appointed Blues Backs Coach in June 2008 and Millard still keeps a close eye on rugby from down under. "It's been great to see them progress from when I had them and again it's going to be special occasion."
"I thought against England they were excellent, they played very hard at the breakdown and executed some of their plays well. At Gloucester there was a very nice style of play they have nailed and they've had a very good start to the tour, so we're looking forward to meeting them down here."
Tickets for the match to be played on Tuesday 24 November, 7.35pm kick off, are priced from £5 for juniors, £10 for students and £20 for adults. The Blues also have family tickets available, 2 adults & 2 children, for only £40.
Ticket Office 0845 345 1400 or www.cardiffblues.com/tickets
Penallta are hoping to go one step further than last season when falling to Bedlinog in the WRU Plate Final. After a titanic struggle against Nant Conwy, they have given themselves a great chance, after a hard fought 18-13 semi-final victory.
The unique jeopardy of Judgement Day V has been described by stars from Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons who will face each other in the annual double-header at Principality Stadium on 15th April.
School club hub officers in schools throughout Wales are enriching lives by helping pupils to engage more with their education, their community and improve their own outlook on life and future prospects by improving confidence and developing skills such as leadership.
WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips, WRU chairman Gareth Davies and Dragons chief executive Stuart Davies discuss the historic intentions of the governing body to assume operational control of the Newport Gwent Dragons, with a targeted completion date of 1st July.
Equal access to facilities and resources at St Helen's has seen Swansea Women flourish since being welcomed with open arms last July. Swansea RFC chairman Stephen Hughes and women's captain Siwan Lillicrap are delighted to see rapid progress being made on and off the pitch.
Young referee Ben Breakspear is making rapid strides as a referee. In just over a year he has gone from officiating a college game to being a touchline official during last weekend's RBS 6 Nations clash between Wales and Ireland at Principality Stadium.
Grand Slams, Triple Crowns and British and Irish Lions tours - Sir Gareth Edwards did it all. But what are his favourite moments in what was an amazing career? WRU TV finds out - along with his favourite players of today in the third and final instalment of our series with the greatest rugby player ever.
JPR Williams, Gerald Davies and Mervyn Davies were among those in the Welsh ranks when Sir Gareth Edwards began his international career against France nearly 50 years ago, but who was the player who took the young scrum half under their wing?
Wales head coach Rob Howley and captain Alun Wyn Jones are expecting a physical battle against France on Saturday but both are hoping for another impact from the bench as the men in red chase a top-four world ranking.
It's nearly 50 years since the great Sir Gareth Edwards made his debut as a youngster for Wales against France in Stade Colombes. In the first of a series, WRU TV discovers he pocketed a 'special momento' from the game - something he still has today.