Liam Williams has been released back to the Scarlets
Wales have released a total of 10 players back to their Regions ahead of this weekend's RaboDirect PRO12 matches.
The 37-man RBS 6 Nations training squad is currently in camp at the Welsh Rugby Union National Centre of Excellence at the Vale Resort, Hensol, after a winning start to the 2012 Championship against Ireland away and back home in Cardiff against Scotland last Sunday.
The majority of the squad trained in front of a record 10,000-plus crowd at the Millennium Stadium yesterday (Wednesday)
at Wales' now annual free-to-enter training session, before a selection returned to their regions.
Ospreys prop Ryan Bevington and teammates Ashley Beck (centre) and Rhys Webb (scrum-half) have been made available for the visit of Aironi to the Liberty Stadium this Friday night.
Lloyd Williams (scrum-half) and Gavin Henson (centre) both start for the Blues against Ulster at the Arms Park on Friday night, while wing Harry Robinson has also returned to the region.
Fly-half Stephen Jones, centre Scott Williams, wing/full-back Liam Williams and prop Rhodri Jones are all starting for the Scarlets in their Friday night visit to table-topping Leinster in Dublin.
Wales also have six players from outside of the country who have already returned to their clubs earlier this week - Rhys Gill (Saracens), Craig Mitchell (Exeter Chiefs), Andy Powell (Sale Sharks), James Hook (Perpignan), Lee Byrne (ASM Clermont Auvergne) and Mike Phillips (Bayonne) - leaving a squad of 21 to continue preparations tomorrow and over the weekend before the full squad comes back together on Monday.
Wales face England at Twickenham in the third round of the RBS 6 Nations on Saturday, 25 February and are set to announce their team selection on Tuesday afternoon.
The Webb Ellis Cup visited Lampeter on Monday to recognise the fact that the town is celebrating a major milestone as it is believed the first ever game of rugby played in Wales, was in fact played in Lampeter 150 years ago.
Cardiff Blues U18 Girls will go into Sunday's Gemau Cymru with an extra spring in their step after Welsh internationals Elinor Snowsill and Philippa Tuttiett offered some last minute tips at a training session earlier this week.
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.