Wales hooker Matthew Rees, will make his return to action this weekend after recovering from the neck injury which ruled him out the World Cup.
Rees, who captained his country until sidelined by injury earlier this summer, underwent surgery on the neck problem back in August and is expected to make his return in the Scarlets' RaboDirect PRO12 clash against Ulster at the Parc y Scarlets on Saturday.
World Cup trio Ken Owens, Tavis Knoyle and Scott Williams are also expected to return for the Welsh region.
Meet the members of the WRU's inaugural Youth Board - after an online selection process which saw a host of high calibre candidates submit video applications the WRU has made its first 15 appointments.The board is made up of individuals aged between 16 and 21, and will meet for the first time at Principality Stadium on Monday 15th February.
The Wales Women's team headed to Dare Valley Country Park on a team bonding exercise as the entire squad got together for the very first time in preparation for this season's Six Nations championship which kicks off on Saturday with a clash against defending champions Ireland, in Donnybrook.
Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland discusses his team selection for the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations where he leads his side against Ireland, on Sunday. As WRU TV's Luke Brodley discovers, Gatland is fully aware of the challenges the defending champions pose