A guide to Welsh rugby's pre-season fixtures
With the 2019 Rugby World Cup beginning in Japan on 20 September, the start of the Pro14 has been pushed back a month to the weekend of September 27-29.
The Welsh regions will be looking to improve on last year's results, with Ospreys the only Welsh representative in the European Champions Cup.
Scarlets, Cardiff Blues and Dragons will compete for the second-tier European Challenge Cup.
But before the new season begins, the regions warm up with these friendlies.
Friday, 30 August
Ospreys 36-5 Hartpury RFC
Saturday, 7 September
Jersey Reds 17-49 Scarlets
Saturday, 14 September
Dragons 34-17 Scarlets
Edinburgh 21-22 Ospreys
Bedford Blues 14-39 Cardiff Blues