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.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series