Casey Laulala drops out with Injury as Tom Shanklin joins up with Jamie Roberts in the centre.
A leg strain has forced Laulala to drop out of the side to face Toulouse on Saturday so Tom Shanklin moves up off the bench, Dafydd Hewitt taking the available spot.
15. Ben Blair 14. Leigh Halfpenny 13. Tom Shanklin 12. Jamie Roberts 11. Tom James 10. Sam Norton-Knight 9. Gareth Cooper 1. Gethin Jenkins 2. Gareth Williams 3. Faao Filise 4. Deiniol Jones 5. Paul Tito (C) 6. Andy Powell 7. Martyn Williams 8. Xavier Rush
16. T Rhys Thomas 17. Sam Hobbs 18. Gary Powell 19. Scott Morgan 20. Sam Warburton 21. Richie Rees 22. Ceri Sweeney 23. Dafydd Hewitt
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