Ireland's Alan Lewis will referee Wales' summer clash with world champions South Africa at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 5 June.
One of his fellow countrymen, George Clancy, will then take charge of the first of Wales' two Tests against the All Blacks later in the month. Clancy will be in the middle for the first Test in Dunedin on 19 June, while South Africa's Jonathan Kaplan will control the second test in Hamilton on 26 June. Welsh referee Nigel Owens has been given charge of England's first Test against Australia in Perth on 12 June and will be the number one touch judge for the second Test in Sydney a week later. Owens will also control the Tri Nations game between South Africa and New Zealand in Johannesburg on 21 August. He is then due to be the number one touch judge for the Tri Nations clashes between South Africa and Australia on 28 August and 4 September.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series