The Welsh Rugby World Cup squad have offered their sincerest condolences to the families of the four miners who died in the mining tragedy at the Gleision Colliery.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland, said: "On behalf of the squad and Welsh rugby we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the men who died at Gleision Colliery.
"Mining, like rugby, is an industry at the very heart of Welsh culture and these tragic events will affect the entire nation and rightly generate the sympathy of everyone in Wales as well as everyone in Welsh rugby."
The WRU's Women and Girls legacy events - #TRY OUR GAME have proved popular this week with current players and newcomers to the game learning new skills and picking up tips from national squad players.
We caught up with Shona and Ellie from the Wales women team ahead of the start of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris next month at a recent women's training session to encourage and promote more women and girls to try their hand at rugby. #tryourgame
The Women's Rugby World Cup warm-up clash between Wales and USA proved bittersweet for centre Elen Evans. Despite being one of the star performers on the day on her 50th Test appearance, USA edged home 10-7 at Cross Keys.
Wales completed their Junior World Championship campaign with a victory over Samoa. Team manager Mark Taylor and No 8 James Benjamin reflect on a tournament which saw Wales win three games and lose two.
Wales U20 players Angus O'Brien, Nicky Thomas and coach Richard Hodges are determined to finish their Junior World Championship with a flourish when they tackle the big hitting Samoans tomorrow in Auckland.