The Ospreys and Scarlets have both been handed difficult propositions in the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup following the pool draws for EPCR's new tournaments which took place today in Neuchatel, Switzerland.
Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, WRU Group Chief Executive Roger Lewis and Wales duo Andrew Coombs and Hallam Amos, were unanimous in their appreciation of Caerphilly County Borough's new Centre for Sporting Excellence in Ystrad Mynach which was officially opened this week.
We look at the squads for the Wales trial, European finals weekend and Wales U20 on this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Warren Gatland and Rob Howley on the trial, full back Hallam Amos on his summer hopes, Wales legend Ieuan Evans welcomes European rugby finals weekend to Cardiff and Wales U20 hooker Ethan Lewis looks ahead to the Junior World Championships.
Hear from all six clubs at SWALEC Finals Day on the Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Pontypridd's Dafydd Lockyer, while former coach Dale McIntosh reflects on their British and Irish Cup campaign. Cross Keys backs coach Morgan Stoddart and Wales U20 outside half Angus O'Brien on their challenge. Merthyr's Lee Jarvis and Rhiwbina's Gareth Lintern look at their Plate Final. Clwb Rygby Caerdydd's Owain Tudur and Llantwit Major's Shaun Shea on the Bowl Final. Former Llantwit Youth player Dafydd Hewitt of the Blues also looks forward to the game.
The Wales U20 Junior World Championship squad announcement on this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from coach Byron Hayward, captain Steffan Hughes and Wales wing Dafydd Howells. We also look back at Judgement Day with all four regions, Tyler Morgan, Alun Wyn Jones, Cory Allen and Ken Owens.