Holders Llanelli open their defence of the Konica Minolta Cup by breaking new ground when they travel to Brecon in the fourth round on Saturday, December 27.
Llanelli have won Welsh rugby's annual challenge cup 12 times, but have never met Brecon in the 33 seasons of the competition, despite the pair
first playing each other in January 1889.
Cardiff also have new opponents as they travel to Division One club Brynmawr. The Gwent club recently signed fly-half Jason Williams, the
highest-ever league scorer in Wales who has already scored 175 of his club's 290 points this season.
Of the 16 Premier sides entering the last 64, Cross Keys and Carmarthen Quins are paired at Pandy Park and Llandovery will entertain Neath at Church Bank.
The Cup also sees a return for former Wales League and Union scrum-half David Bishop to one of his old clubs. Bishop coaches and occasionally plays for the Old Illtydians on a Cardiff park, and they are drawn away to Ebbw Vale, where the Illtydians scored a memorable 14-11 Cup win in 1994-95.
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.