This season's SWALEC Cup semi-finals will take place at Bridgend RFC on Saturday 17 April and Swansea RFC on Sunday 18 April.
Carmarthen Quins, newcomers to this stage of the Cup competition, will play Pontypridd at The Brewery Field on Saturday (2.30pm), with Cardiff and Llanelli taking up an old Cup rivalry at St Helens on Sunday (2.30pm).
Tickets for the matches are £10 for adults and £5 for OAPs and Under 16s. Tickets are available from the semi-finalist clubs or by calling WRU ticket office on 02920 822426 / email@example.com
The SWALEC Plate semi-finals will take place at Glynneath RFC where Maesteg take on Loughor, and Llanharan RFC where Kenfig Hill play Llantwit Fardre for a place in the Millennium Stadium final.
In the SWALEC Bowl, Senghennydd play Trebanos at Rhymney RFC and Abercarn play Pontardawe at Merthyr Tydfil RFC. All SWALEC Plate and Bowl semi-finals will take place at 2.30pm on Saturday 17 April.
Tickets for the those games are £5 for adults and £2 for children and OAPS and will be available on the gate on match day only.
All three SWALEC finals will take place at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 8 May.
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.