The death has occurred of the former Swansea prop Neil Webb, who skippered his club in the 1976 Welsh Cup final against Llanelli.
Webb took over the captaincy after British Lion Mervyn Davies had suffered a serious injury in the semi-final against Pontypool. However, Llanelli won the final by 16-4.
Former Cross Keys scrum half Alex Givvons, who became a loose forward in Rugby League with Oldham, has died at the age of 88.
Givvons, from Pill in Newport, turned professional in 1932 and was capped by Wales at that code. He gave 60 years to Oldham and Huddersfield as player, coach and committeeman, winning the RL Cup with Huddersfield, but being honoured in Oldham by having a street - Givvons Fold - named after him three years ago.
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.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.