The Millennium Stadium will host the Heineken Cup semi-final between Cardiff Blues and Leicester Tigers on Sunday 3 May (kick off 3.00pm) and tickets are already on public sale from www.ticketmaster.com and 08705 582 582.
Over 36,000 rugby fans watched as the Blues knocked triple European champions Toulouse out of the competition to secure a place in the semis on Saturday with a 9-6 victory - smashing the previous attendance record of 27,114 for a home Heineken Cup match in Wales.
It will be the third time head coach David Young's Blues side have played out of the home of Welsh rugby in this season's competition, as they set the previous attendance record themselves with their second Round meeting with Gloucester Rugby and they will be looking to reach capacity for arguably the biggest match of the Region's history to date.
Further tickets for the event will be released from the Blues ticket office on Thursday 16 April from 9.00am via the ticket hotline on 029 2030 2030 priced at £40, £30, £20 and £10 concession.
At the Blues ticket office fans are urged to snap up their tickets as quickly as possible. Priority blocks will be reserved for season tickets holders on a first come first served basis until close of business on Wednesday 22nd April, when all remaining tickets for the 74,500 international venue will be released for general sale.
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
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.