Full-back Craig Morgan will lead Cardiff for the first time in his 230th game for club and region.
The former international wing scored his 98th try for Cardiff and the Blues when he touched down against Cross Keys last Saturday and was outstanding in the midweek defeat of Neath.
Also returning to the starting line-up for tomorrow's visit of Llandovery are Richard Jones and Tom Slater behind the scrum while in the pack Leighton Davies and Darren Lynch make their first Premiership starts of the campaign.
Cardiff Craig Morgan (captain); Ryan Howells, Gareth Chapman, Richard Jones, Jimmy Norris; Gareth Davies, Tom Slater; Ian George, Leighton Davies, Phil Osborne, Ashley Sweet, James Down, Darren Lynch, Jake Thomas / Jamie Ringer, Adam Powell
Replacements: Garry Horrigan, Daniel Preece, Matthew Veater, Jake Thomas/Jamie Ringer, Darren Allinson, Chris Anderson, Owen Williams/Darren Ryan
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.