The Wesh sides who took part in the British & Irish Cup may have been eliminated, but the competition is now at the semi-final stage, with an Engish-Irish final on the cards
The draw for the semi finals of the British & Irish Cup took place in Cardiff this morning as follows:
Semi final 1: Munster v Ulster
Semi final 2: Cornish Pirates v Doncaster Knights
The semi finals will take place on the weekend of April 23-25
The winner of semi final 2 will have home advantage in the final, which will take place on Sunday, May 16 at 6pm, live on Sky Sports HD.
British & Irish Cup Tournament Director Terry Burwell said: "We now have two mouth watering semi finals for players, coaches and supporters of these clubs and provinces. There will also be an Anglo Irish final live on Sky Sports HD which will further showcase this exciting new cross-border competition."
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).