After the disappointment of the Gnoll the Wanderers go to Tonmawr in the SWALEC cup and look to bounce back to winning ways. Coach Richard Hodges makes 8 changes to the side which lost to Neath
Into the backs come Simon Rosser and James Loxton, who has been with the Wales under 20's and there are six changes to the pack. Nathan Trevett moves back onto the loosehead with Mark O'Leary and Ryan Price joining him in the front row.
Alex Luff and Gareth Knight are paired once again in the second row and Richard Thomas starts in the back row with another one of the Wales under 20's squad Josh Navidi.
Ben Rose is handed the captaincy in the absence of Nick Kelly. On the bench Mark Roper who has impressed in recent Canterbury league games returns.
Wanderers: 15. James Loxton 14. Robin Lock 13. Simon Rosser 12. James Thomas 11. Jamie Jones 10. Scott Sneddon 9. Glenn Holloway 1. Nathan Trevett 2. Ryan Price 3. Mark O'Leary 4. Gareth Knight 5. Alex Luff 6. Josh Navidi 7. Ben Rose 8. Richard Thomas Replacements: 16. Richard Emms 17. Matthew Bolton 18. Tom Evans 19. Nio Aiono 20. Luke Fear 21. Luke Evans 22. Mark Roper
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.