In this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast we start a fabulous new series of nutrition advice for the club rugby player from the top in the Welsh Rugby Union
National squads nutritionist John Williams will be passing on his expert guidance, while the WRU's head of performance nad development Joe Lydon explains the new play-off system in the Principality Premiership. Neath head coach Patrick Horgan looks forward to the British and Irish Cup, WRU child protection consultant Mark Williams-Thomas updates us on this vital area, while former Wales international Fenton Coles looks back in the latest in our series of Millennium memories.
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.
The Wales Under 20 camp are in a quietly confident mood as they face Ireland in the U20 Championship, with Coaching Co-Ordinator Allan Lewis and full back Dafydd Howells targeting a top five finish in the tournament.