Lee Briers, one of the stars of the heroic Welsh performance in the 2000 World Cup semi-final defeat by Australia, will be named as Captain of Wales for both the tour match against the Kangaroos at Bridgend on Sunday, November 2 and the newly established six-team European Nations Cup.
Lee has been out of action with a broken wrist since July 13 and his recovery is on track for him to return to Welsh colours for the opening match of the European Nations tournament against Russia at Talbot Athletic Ground, Aberavon on Sunday, October 26.
Wales face England 'A' at Headingley on Sunday, November 9 in their other qualifying group game.
Beast Ban Reduced:
Mark Hilton has had his ban reduced to two games on appeal.
Player of the Year Awards:
The Annual WolfPack/Supporters Trust Player fo the Year Awards take place on Wednesday night in the Touchdown Club from 7pm.
Players and coaches in attendance to pick up their awards for this family evening as well as a disco for the Kids. Entrance is �1.