Holders Neath travel to Carmarthen Quins, unbeaten leaders of Division One West, who will provide a stern test for the Welsh All Blacks in the Sixth round of the SWALEC Cup
Holders Neath travel to Carmarthen Quins, unbeaten leaders of Division One West, who will provide a stern test for the Welsh All Blacks.
Quins coach Max Howells said: "It's a great draw for us. We haven't lost a game all season and it will be a test of where we are as a side.
"They will be favourites as holders of the cup but we always have a lot of belief and we will relish the challenge.
"We will approach the game in a positive manner and hope the players perform to the best of their ability.
"Rowland Phillips and myself go back a long way so there's some positive history between us and I'm sure it will be an enjoyable occasion."
Round Five giantkillers Llantwit Fardre have been rewarded with a difficult trip to the Talbot Athletic Ground to face Premier outfit Aberavon. The Three South East side beat Division One West visitors Whitland 26-18 on Saturday but will find the Wizards a totally different proposition.
Tie of the round will be at Parc Stradey where 13 times-winners Llanelli entertain Cardiff while other all-Premier ties see Cross Keys host Pontypridd, Swansea travel to Ebbw Vale, and Newport face Llandovery at Rodney Parade.
(ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Aberavon v Llantwit Fardre
Carmarthen Quins v Neath
Cross Keys v Pontypridd
Ebbw Vale v Swansea
Llanelli v Cardiff
Newport v Llandovery
Rumney v Caerphilly
Tonmawr v Glamorgan Wanderers
The two north Wales sides left in the Plate competition both face long trips in round four. Pwllheli visit Rhydyfelin of Two East after beating Llanelli Wanderers 28-0 in round three while Llangefni, who despatched Laugharne 55-7, have an equally difficult tie at Four East's Risca.
Cardiff University are rewarded for their 17-14 win at Fairwater with a trip to Treherbert of Two East.
(ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Blaina v Nantyffyllon
Mountain Ash v Brynamman
Nantymoel v Ammanford
Newcastle Emlyn v Resolven
Rhydyfelin v Pwllheli
Risca v Llangefni
Tonyrefail v Tredegar Ironsides
Treherbert v Cardiff University
Round Two's top scorers Gorseinon have been given a home draw against Gowerton of Five South West. They racked up 65 points in winning at Bynea and hope their Bowl success can be transferred to Two West where they are currently in bottom place.
Rhiwbina of Four East beat Cardiff HSOB 19-14 in round two and they stay in the city to host Old Penarthians of Five South East.
Newtown are the only north Wales side left in the competition and they welcome Glyncorrwg of Four South West to the Recreation Ground.
Full Draw (ties to be played the weekend of 21 February, 2009)
Lampeter v Aberaeron
Gorseinon v Gowerton
Alltwen v Morriston
Newtown v Glyncorrwg
Ferndale v Pontyclun
Rhiwbina v Old Penarthians
Dowlais v Crumlin
Usk v Abercarn
Principality Stadium will host the UEFA Champions League Final in six weeks' time. WRU chairman Gareth Davies, Football Association of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford and Ambassador Ian Rush joined young sports fans at the trophy arrival at the venue to celebrate the magnitude of the event on Saturday 3rd June (kick-off 19.45).
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton is looking forward to bringing together players from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales for the biggest challenge of their careers - a series against world champions, New Zealand.
For the fifth year running, Wales referee Nigel Owens will be in charge of proceedings at Judgement Day V at Principality Stadium. It promises to be 'extra special' for the Wales' favourite ref, as he will be making his 150th appearance in the league.
There will be no shortage of inside knowledge from Bowl Finalists Caerphilly and Amman United when they face each other on Sunday at National Finals Day. Caerphilly hooker Rhys Cleverly knows the Principality Stadium pitch better than most as a matchday groundsman, while Amman United can look to Wales' record try scorer Shane Williams for some helpful advice.
Two hundred and 40 teams competed in the inaugural Urdd WRU 7s held at Pencoed last week with Welsh internationals Steff Andrews and Jasmine Joyce impressed with the talent on display, as was Urdd chief executive, Sioned Hughes.
The countdown is on for Judgement Day V as tickets for the big day at Principality Stadium soar through the 50,000 mark. Players and coaches alike are bursting at the seams to play in the double header with Dragons coach Kingsley Jones claiming there is a 'real buzz' about the event.
WRU TV went behind the scenes when the four regions got together to test their skill set for the BBC's Scrum V Live rugby show, at the WRU National Centre of Excellene in the build up to Judgement Day V. Blues' Matthew Morgan was one of the stars of the show while the Dragons' Cory Hill proved a surprise package...the full set of results will be revealed on tv screens on matchday
Wales assistant coach Richie Pugh is confident his side can cause a few headaches in the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend. In a tough group, Wales kick off their campaign against New Zealand on Friday before playing Japan and Fiji, who are chasing their third consecutive Hong Kong title, on Saturday.
Bedwas had to overcome a stubborn Carmarthen Quins side before winning the Foster's Challenge Cup final in Bridgend with a 23-18 victory. Bedwas captain Nicky Griffiths pays tribute to his side who have claimed the club's first piece of silverware in the modern era.
Team coach Brett Davey is aiming to keep his unbeaten run in cup finals at Principality Stadium intact when his side take on Amman United in the WRU Bowl final, after he guided Caerphilly to a 20-14 win against Cilfynydd in the semi-finals.
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.