Wales bounced back from their opening round defeat in Cork to beat France in Cardiff last Friday, and it is only England and Italy who have yet to win a match. The senior Irish side may have been given the run around at Twickenham, but their A side is sitting proudly at the top of the Six Nations A Championship table after two rounds.
Reggie Corrigan's side followed up their 55-22 beating of Wales with a two tries to nil away victory over England and are the only undefeated side in the championship.
England drew with Scotland in their first outing and were second best to the Irish. All their points in two matches have come from the boot of Leicester Tigers outside half Andy Goode.
The Scots, meanwhile, had Duncan Ross to thank for their last gasp escape in Italy, where his late conversion gave them a 30-29 triumph. The Italians are still looking for their first win in the Six Nations A Championship, although the signs are they are getting stronger with every game...
RESULTS SO FAR...
Ireland A 55, Wales A 22 (Cork)
Scotland A 6, England A 6 (Stirling)
France A 28, Italy A 16 (La Teste)
Wales A 17, France A 9 (Cardiff)
Italy A 29, Scotland A 30 (Pomesia)
England A 18, Ireland A 25 (Northampton)
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
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