A Welshman sits top of the points scoring table as the Heineken Cup and PARKER PEN SHIELD tournaments reach the semi-final stages.
Stephen Jones' magnificent performance this weekend has seen him rocket to the top of the European scoring charts. Jones scored all of Llanelli's 27 points with a flawless eight from eight penalties, and a drop goal in the quarter-final victory over Bath.
Heineken Cup leading scorers after quarter-finals.
105 Stephen Jones (LLanelli)
103 Diego Dominguez (Stade Francais CASG)
100 Ronan O'Gara (Munster)
88 David Humphreys (Ulster)
86 Simon Mason (Benetton Treviso)
84 Romain Teulet (Castres Olympique)
79 Iestyn Harris (Cardiff)
78 Tommy Hayes (Glasgow)
76 Tim Stimpson (Leicester Tigers)
75 Gerald Merceron (Montferrand)
7 Ugo Mola (Castres Olympique)
6 Tom Voyce (Bath Rugby), Aurelien Rougerie (Montferrand)
5 Matt Cardey (Llanelli)
17 Diego Dominguez (Stade Francais CASG)
12 Benoit Bellot (Perpignan)
11 Stephen Jones (LLanelli), Romain Teulet (Castres Olympique)
10 Ronan O'Gara (Munster), Nathan Spooner (Leinster), Tim Stimpson (Leicester Tigers),Iestyn Harris (Cardiff)
28 Simon Mason (Benetton Treviso)
24 Stephen Jones (Llanelli)
23 Diego Dominguez (Stade Francais CASG)
22 Ronan O'Gara (Munster)
18 David Humphreys (Ulster)
4 David Humphreys (Ulster)
2 Ronan O'Gara (Munster), Paul Grayson (Northampton), Stephen Jones (Llanelli)
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'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.