James King and his Aberavon teammates will be looking to get back to winning ways after the weekend's Swalec Cup semi-final defeat to Llanelli.
Glamorgan Wanderers look to the future as they face Aberavon tomorrow evening at the Memorial Ground (KO 7.30pm)
The Wanderers face a tough run-in to the end of the season with games against title-contenders Aberavon, Swansea and Ebbw Vale. Coach Richard Hodges will take some comfort from the fact that at least the three remaining games are all at home.
Hodges has packed the side with youth and flair for the clash against the Wizards. In a reshuffled back division Ryan Healey and Owen Marshall are introduced on the wings with a new centre partnership of Nick Gill and Robin Lock.
Young halfbacks Scott Sneddon and Lloyd Williams continue their partnership and for the first time two Johnson brothers play in the same premiership squad.
In the pack there is a change at hooker with Richard Emms starting and continuing the youthful look Lee Highgate starts at openside.
Glamorgan Wanderers: 15. Charlie Johnson 14. Ryan Healey 13. Nick Gill 12. Robin Lock 11. Owen Marshall 10. Scott Sneddon 9. Lloyd Williams;1. Nathan Trevett 2. Richard Emms 3. Mark O'Leary 4. Gareth Knight 5. Alex Luff
6. Richard Thomas 7. Lee Highgate 8. Mike Grimes
Replacements: 16. Marc Sheppard 17. Ryan Beddows 18. Nio Aiono 19. Ben Rose 20. Lewis Johnson 21. Glenn Holloway 22. Mark Roper
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.