As the Celtic league pool stage heads for the final straight we take a look at qualification picture for Welsh sides...
The new bonus points system has led to an intriguing finish to this year's pool stage.
Including bonus points, a possible 10 points are still up for grabs - and several Welsh sides still have every opportunity of making it into the knockout stages.
Neath are battling with Edinburgh and Munster to top Pool A.
Lyn Jones's men are in confident mood, and the defensive steel they have shown this season may not have pleased the fans, but the Gnoll faithful will certainly be pleased with quarter-final qualification. A home victory over Munster this weekend will ensure that end.
The big game in Pool A this weekend is Llanelli vs Swansea at Stradey Park.
The loser will be almost certainly be out of the championship - a disappointing outcome for either of these two clubs whose tradition demands more. Llanelli travel to Ulster, and Swansea host Ebbw Vale in the final round on 26th October.
Ebbw Vale and Caerphilly are out, but now have the Welsh Premiership and Parker Pen Challege cup to focus on.
In Pool B, Pontypridd are close to joining Connacht in the final eight. The Valley Commandos travel to Connacht this weekend.
Glasgow are still in with a shout, but need a victory against Borders or Connacht to secure qualification.
Cardiff host Bridgend this weekend in a critical match-up, with the winner in pole position to grab fourth spot. Cardiff will be desperate to beat the Ravens as their final game is a tough away match at Pontypridd, while Bridgend host Leinster in their final Pool match on 26th October.
Newport, with five defeats in five games, have been eliminated.
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.