Also in Saturday's starting line-up are Tom Shanklin, Gethin Jenkins and, Robert Sidoli while John Yapp is on the replacements' bench and with every chance of winning his first cap two months before his 22nd birthday.
Most Capped Internationals for Cardiff & the Blues:
53 Gareth Edwards
53 Robert Howley (+ 6 with Bridgend)
42 David Young (+ 9 with Swansea)
40 Rhys Williams
40 Martyn Williams (+ 10 with Pontypridd)