By the time I had got in touch with the Wales A Team Manager Ian Stephens it was obviously too late and I realise that I should have informed him far earlier of my non availability because of injury explained Thomas. "It was a mistake and I am truly sorry." He continued, " Playing for Wales is still my main ambition and I would not intentionally do anything to jeopardise that"
The Wales Team Management is pleased that Gareth has accepted that his methods of communicating need to be more effective and that he has apologised. It would like it be known that the episode is now closed. However what is key is that he must communicate more effectively in future
Meet the members of the WRU's inaugural Youth Board - after an online selection process which saw a host of high calibre candidates submit video applications the WRU has made its first 15 appointments.The board is made up of individuals aged between 16 and 21, and will meet for the first time at Principality Stadium on Monday 15th February.
The Wales Women's team headed to Dare Valley Country Park on a team bonding exercise as the entire squad got together for the very first time in preparation for this season's Six Nations championship which kicks off on Saturday with a clash against defending champions Ireland, in Donnybrook.
Wales Head Coach Warren Gatland discusses his team selection for the opening round of the RBS 6 Nations where he leads his side against Ireland, on Sunday. As WRU TV's Luke Brodley discovers, Gatland is fully aware of the challenges the defending champions pose