This week in the Welsh Rugby Union Podcast we hear from former Wales coach Gareth Jenkins about his plans back at the Llanelli Scarlets, including the importance of the Principality Premiership clubs to the region's future
One of those clubs, Llandovery, has a new man in charge in the form of Scarlets skills coach Rob Appleyard and we hear his plans for the Drovers.
Cardiff Blues head coach Dai Young reflects on a successful open training session in Pontypridd and looks ahead to the new season, while Pontypridd coach Paul John looks at the new law changes.
Finally former Wales captain Ieuan Evans explains why he has got on board with efforts to raise a million pounds to help treat service personnel injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Rob Howley and Josh Lewsey addressed more than 250 community club coaches and referees at the first WRU National Community Conference on the weekend. The volunteers benefitted from coaching masterclasses and workshops in a bid to connect all levels of the rugby pathway in Wales.
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.