David Young has selected the Cardiff Blues side to face the Northampton Saints in the semi final of the EDF Energy Cup.
In the backs the Blues welcome back Leigh Halfpenny, Tom Shanklin and Jamie Roberts from international duty, while Gethin Jenkins also returns in the forwards.
Having played against the Italians in the Six Nations, Bradley Davies and John Yapp return to Blues duty on the bench.
Martyn Williams has failed to recover from and injury to his foot sustained playing for Wales against Ireland last Saturday.
The Blues are unbeaten in their last four games in all competitions and reached the semi final following wins over the Sale Sharks, Leicester Tiger and Bath.
Cardiff Blues v Northampton Saints
EDF Energy Cup Semi-Final, Ricoh Arena, Coventry Saturday 28 March 5.15pm kick off
15 Ben Blair 14 Leigh Halfpenny 13 Tom Shanklin 12 Jamie Roberts 11 Tom James 10 Nicky Robinson 9 Jason Spice 1 Gethin Jenkins 2 Gareth Williams 3 Taufa'ao Filise 4 Deiniol Jones 5 Paul Tito (C) 6 Maama Molitika 7 Robin Sowden Taylor 8 Xavier Rush
Replacements 16 John Yapp - Fr 17 T Rhys Thomas - Fr 18 Bradley Davies 19 Scott Morgan 20 Richie Rees 21 Ceri Sweeney 22 Jamie Robinson
Despite drawing with Ireland in the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations, Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards believes the championship 'is still in our hands' as he prepares his side to face Scotland at Principality Stadium tomorrow.
Meet the members of the WRU's inaugural Youth Board - after an online selection process which saw a host of high calibre candidates submit video applications the WRU has made its first 15 appointments.The board is made up of individuals aged between 16 and 21, and will meet for the first time at Principality Stadium on Monday 15th February.
The Wales Women's team headed to Dare Valley Country Park on a team bonding exercise as the entire squad got together for the very first time in preparation for this season's Six Nations championship which kicks off on Saturday with a clash against defending champions Ireland, in Donnybrook.