Following speculation in the media, the Six Nations has comfirmed that they are conducting a review of the women's championship as is the case for all their events at the end of the championship each year.
Through these reviews the Six Nations office aim to develop the game of rugby at all levels, taking into account player welfare, cost and competition issues.
No further comments will be made on these reviews until they are completed.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.
The WRU officially unveiled the new pitch today in time for Wales to take on Australia in the first of the Dove Men Series autumn international matches this Saturday. Head Groundsman Lee Evans and colleague Craig Campbell reflect on the 15-week project and look ahead to a pitch perfect future at Millennium Stadium.