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
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.