Matthew Williams, Jason Tovey and Gareth Dare scored tries with Tovey adding a conversion and penalty. Daniel Newton kicked a first half penalty for the Scarlets whilst wing Matthew Lemon scored two second half tries. Blues South confirmed their place at the top of the table with a 16-10 win over Blues North at Abercynon. Gareth Price and Lee Collier scored for Blues South with two penalties from James Thomas. Blues North scored two tries courtesy of Gavin Lucas. Blues South fielded 7 replacements due to forthcoming international duty. It will now come down to the final round with Ospreys taking on the Scarlets at Ammanford RFC on April 19 to decide the other finalist.
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.