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Rugby supporters will be treated to an exciting trio of home games in Wales this weekend in the Guinness PRO12 with the unbeaten Scarlets flying high and hoping to back to the top of the table on Friday night.

Scarlets’ Guinness Pro12 clash against Munster on Friday (kick off 7.05pm) is gearing up to be a monumental occasion as the teams in second and first place, respectively, go head to head at Parc y Scarlets.

Both teams are unbeaten in the opening four rounds of the PRO12 with Munster securing a try bonus over Cardiff Blues last weekend to pip the Scarlets to the top spot.

Speaking earlier this week Scarlets outside half and fullback Aled Thomas said that the returning internationals will add to the region’s strength in depth. He said: “We’ve proved that we have some strength in depth in the squad and hopefully we’ve showed that over the last few weeks. Having the boys back will add to that and hopefully we can push on.

“One of our main targets was to be in the top four by the time the World Cup finished, at the moment we’re doing that. It’s important to get points on the board when we can.”

With four victories from the opening four rounds Scarlets have secured their best ever run in the competition and will look to continue with their home form on Friday evening.

Thomas continued: “There’s a really positive feeling here at the moment, very upbeat and we’re looking forward to the games ahead now.

“We’ve been doing the basics pretty well, competing for each other and helping each other out. We’re working hard defensively and the attack has been going well as too.

“Leinster was tough but it was good to get a win. Munster got a big win on the weekend aswell. We’re looking forward to it this weekend – hopefully we’ll get a good crowd here.

“There are exciting times and hopefully we can continue with this form.”

On a big Friday night for our Pro Rugby teams Newport Gwent Dragons host Treviso at Rodney Parade kicking off at 7.15pm and the Cardiff Blues travel away to Ulster also on Friday evening (KO 7.35pm).

The Ospreys then host Connacht on Saturday afternoon at the Liberty Stadium kicking off at 1.30pm and after an important win last weekend against Treviso they will want to put in a big performance in front of their home supporters at the Liberty Stadium.

Ospreys centre Ben John has issued a danger warning as the Ospreys prepare to face a Connacht side at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday with an average of four tries a game so far this season.

John has said this week that that the Ospreys must strive for a better performance if they want to start rising up the table.

“It’s going to be a very tough game, they are a good team in form so they will be dangerous” said John.

“They ended last season well and gave us a real scare out there on the final day, and they’ve started really well this season, scoring tries for fun. Treviso was a step up from us in terms of performance and we know we are going to have to be that much better again on Saturday.

“There were a few good things out there today but we can’t hide from a few mistakes so that’s what we’ll be looking at for improvements. No matter how you do on the scoreboard you have to always look to get better. We are improving week on week but we have to keep building and push on for the Connacht game, and some tough matches coming up after that.”

Reflecting on Saturday’s win, John said that nobody should underestimate the importance of the win, which ended a four game losing run for the Ospreys going back to last season’s semi-final at Thomond Park.

“We are going home with the ‘W’ after an improved performance. That’s the main thing, to come out here and get that win under our belt will give us confidence moving on. We knew that we would have to play well and stick to our game plan, that’s what we did and it meant we got the result.”