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.
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
The Welsh Rugby Union has recently teamed up with Prostate Cymru to help the charity launch its latest campaign to raise awareness of the disease. Members of the Wales squad helped produce a short video and promotional material for the campaign titled 'The Best Defence - is to know the FACTS'.