Referee Nigel Owens has spoken to the Welsh Rugby Union Podcast about how he believes the New Experimental Law Variations (ELVs) will affect the game in Wales.
The ELVs were introduced globally on August 1 and Owens has been conducting workshops to get Wales' clubs and match officials up to speed ahead of the big-kick off in two weeks.
"The law changes aren't complex, and it will take most people just a couple of friendlies to get into the rhythm," he said.
"The first thing people need to realise is that what they have been seeing on the television in Tri-Nations matches is not going to be replicated here. The rules on the contact area that have been implemented in the Tri-Nations are not part of the Laws that are coming in globally.
"The structure of the game is not going to change all that much. There's only really the rule to defensively stay five metres back from the scrum and the rule regularising the collapse of the maul. These law changes coming in are going to have a positive effect on the game I believe. I think people are under the impression we are going to see full-scale changes which is not the case.
"The changes are not huge. They are just basic changes that people will adapt to quickly once they get a few games under their belt.
UEFA has today confirmed the Football Association of Wales (FAW) has been successful in its bid for the Millennium Stadium to host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 (kick-off: 19.45hrs GMT).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.
The Wales Under 20 camp are in a quietly confident mood as they face Ireland in the U20 Championship, with Coaching Co-Ordinator Allan Lewis and full back Dafydd Howells targeting a top five finish in the tournament.
Wales U20 may start as favourites against Japan this evening in the U20 Championship, but Team Manager Mark Taylor is warning against complacency. He is also hoping a good win will boost morale and 'kickstart' performances.
Coach Richard Hodges is hoping Wales U20 can put a disappointing campaign behind them when they tackle Japan tomorrow as they look to finish the U20 Championship strongly to secure a good seeding for next year's tournament.