Aberavon play Llanelli (3.15pm) and Swansea play Neath (5.20pm) at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday, 19 April in a SWALEC Cup semi-final double-header event and tickets are now available.
And with all four SWALEC Cup semi-final teams coming from the Scarlets and Ospreys regions, regional fans will be able to snap up tickets for Sunday's semi-professional showdown at Saturday evening's west Wales derby match (kick-off 5.30pm).
A SWALEC Cup semi-final ticket booth will be set up in the south east corner of Parc y Scarlets and tickets will be sold from 3.30pm. Tickets are £5 for concessions and £15 for adults. This will be a cash only service.
Tickets are also on sale from the Liberty Stadium ticket office to personal callers, online at www.liberty-stadium.com, by calling 08700 400 004, and from the participating clubs.
The SWALEC Plate and Bowl semi-finals will take place on Saturday 18 April, 2.30pm.
In the Plate, Ammanford take on Rhydyfelin at Glynneath RFC, while Risca play Tredegar Ironsides at Blackwood RFC and in the Bowl competition, Maesteg RFC will host Morriston v Pontyclun and Lampeter Town and Glyncorrwg will play at New Dock Stars. Entry for the Plate and Bowl semi-finals will be pay on the gate, £5 for adults and £2 for concessions.
The finals of the SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl will take place at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 9 May.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
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WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
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.