Wales under-18 Youth gained their first victory of the season as they beat the Spain under-19 team by 33-8 in the second of three matches that Wales are playing in a quadrangular tournament in Portugal.
After losing to the Wales Senior Schools by 24-0 in a non-cap match last month, Wales opened the tournament with a shock 25-15 loss to Italy, but the Italian side surprisingly lost their next match to Portugal by 29-27.
Despite conceding a year in age, Wales ran in six tries against Spain through wing Andrew Kingdom (2), scrum half James Ireland, prop Lee Fender, wing Dan Hitchings and new full back Leon Andrews (Penarth). Fly half Tomas Marks added a penalty. Wales now meet the Portugal under-19 side on Sunday at Coimbra with Italy taking on Spain.
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).
The winners of a filmmaking competition organised by the education charity Into Film and the WRU enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Stadium - and a chance to be photographed with the WRU's fire-breathing, rugby loving mascot, Scorch The Dragon, and Welsh international, Jake Ball.