With just four full rounds left to play, Munster's 22-5 victory over fellow Irish rivals Leinster in front of a full house at Thomond Park Stadium on Saturday night, saw them pull 7 points clear of their opponents at the top of the Mangers League table.
Connacht's 39-17 five try victory over Newport Gwent Dragons was their first bonus point win in the Magners League since they defeated Glasgow Warriors at the Sportsground 26 May 2006. Connacht have picked up a try bonus point twice since then but on both occasions losing the game.
Glasgow Warriors' victory at Newport Gwent Dragons saw them post the biggest away score of the season to date, 38, whilst Thom Evans' two tries in the game put him clear at the top of the try scoring chart with eight.
Stephen Jones' 11 points for Scarlets on Saturday saw him become the sixth player break through the 500 Magners League career points barrier. Four more players are queuing up to join him before the end of the season.
For updated tables and the latest Specsavers Fairplay League see the attached PDF file.
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.