Chief Executive of LOCOG Paul Deighton is flanked by MIllennium Stadium Manager Gerry Toms (left) and WRU Chairman David Pickering.
A high powered visit to the Millennium Stadium by senior officials of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games has turned the spotlight on the decision to host international soccer matches in Cardiff during the 2012 tournament.
Mens and womens international matches will be held at the Stadium and watched by television viewers around the world.
Some of the encounters from the closing stages of the competition will take place at the Millennium Stadium giving the people of Wales an opportunity to watch action from near the climax of the competition.
The Chief Executive of LOCOG, Paul Deighton, headed up the visit to Wales and met senior officials from the WRU and the Millennium Stadium including the WRU Chairman David Pickering along with officials from the Welsh Assembly Government.
They met to discuss the plans for Cardiff to feature in the Olympic Games before David Pickering and Millennium Stadium Manager, Gerry Toms, led them on a tour of the city centre building.
David Pickering said:"It was a very positive meeting and we are delighted at the prospect of bringing such important action from the Olympic Games here to Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
"We own and operate a magnificent stadium and we are excited at the prospect of it being featured in television coverage of such an important worldwide sporting tournament as the Olympic Games."
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.
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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.
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