Wales v England: Jonathan Joseph is confident in his side's ability to handle the noise
England scraped past France 19-16 at Twickenham last week to open their Six Nations defence while Wales ran in three second-half tries to come from behind and beat Italy 33-7 in Rome.
The two heavyweights will clash in Cardiff this afternoon (4.50pm) in front of an expected crowd of close to 75,000 on what is always a raucous occasion.
But Joseph, who scored as England beat Wales on their last trip across the border in 2015, believes the side will relish the animosity.
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"I quite like it, it spurs me on and gets me going," said Joseph.
"I think that it does that to a lot of the other boys too.
"You just have to take it in your stride.
"It's going to be loud and it's going to be noisy."
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England coach Eddie Jones admitted that he had not properly prepared his side psychologically for the challenge of their opening Six Nations clash.
But the Australian this week revealed that the mental side of the game has been a major focus this time around.
Wales beat Italy in their opening match in Rome
"You've got to either whip them, kick them, cuddle them, kiss them," Jones said.
"You've got to find some way to get a better performance
"There's been a bit of cuddling this week, not in the physical sense, but in the mental sense. No one in particular.
"We were disappointed with how we played against France because we wanted to start the tournament with a bang.
"Wales is one of those games where, if you're an Englishman, you're going to get excited.
"It's one of those traditional games and means so much to their supporters and to our supporters.
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"It means so much to our team, it means so much to their team.
"That always adds a little bit. We will definitely play better, we will play well enough to win."