Warren Gatland has expressed his disappointment at three England-based players missing out on Wales' summer tour.
Huw Richards wishes a very happy birthday to ex-Wales player, coach and administrator Clive Rowlands, who turns 80 on May 14.
Rugby union displayed its best side in Bilbao over the weekend, as a 61-point thriller of a Challenge Cup final was followed by a tense, nerve-shredding Champions Cup showpiece.
Fullback Gareth Anscombe's late penalty secured a thrilling 31-30 win against Gloucester in the European Challenge Cup final in Bilbao.
The Anglo-Welsh Cup is to be replaced by a new competition next season involving all 12 Premiership clubs.
Wales wing George North could become a centre option for his country during the countdown to next year's Rugby World Cup.
Ellis Jenkins and Cory Hill will co-captain an experimental Wales squad on their summer tour of the United States and Argentina.
Following a sun-drenched Saturday of action we now know the make-up of the playoff picture in France and the PRO14 and Aviva Premiership semifinal lineups.
Wales No. 8 Taulupe Faletau has agreed a long-term contact extension with Bath.
The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.
Wales expect their end-of-season Test against South Africa in Washington D.C. to go ahead despite reports that it is under threat.
Then there were four. Following a thrilling weekend of rugby, we now know who will contest the Champions and Challenge Cup finals.
It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.
It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.
Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac has revealed he held informal talks about taking the Wales job in 2019 as he ruled out re-signing George North this summer.
Following a thrilling weekend of knockout European rugby we have a much clearer idea who will lift the Champions and Challenge Cups.
British & Irish Lions and Wales star Sam Warburton has provided insight into the single-minded sacrifice that it takes to reach the top level in rugby.
Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes has signed a new contract with PRO14 champions Scarlets.
Adam Jones has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season and will take up a coaching role at his current club Harlequins.
Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has been named Six Nations Player of the Championship, beating teammates Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton in the process.
Perhaps more than any of the previous championship campaigns this was the year of the Irish. But if that, rightly, was the headline story, there are others to be found as we look at the 2018 Six Nations By The Number.
George North has been "disciplined internally" by Northampton after he accepted responsibility for missing a training session ahead of his club's game against Sale earlier this month.
What do the events of the past six weeks tell us about the state of each nation, and what do they need to do on the road to Japan and the 2019 Rugby World Cup?
Ospreys scrum-half Rhys Webb has played his last game for the club after being ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
Six Nations duo Justin Tipuric and Hallam Amos have been named in the Wales Sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
- WALES3rdTRIES SCORED 1st Ireland : 20 Tries ScoredIRE1st1320
- WALES2ndPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Ireland : 78 Points DifferenceIRE1st3678