Group Chief Executive for the Welsh Rugby Union, Roger Lewis, says one of the main objectives for the new Professional Regional Game Board will be to 'stem the flood' of Welsh players choosing to play outside of Wales.
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The world bog snorkelling championships returns to Llanwrtyd Wells this weekend.
A cloudy start with a scattering of showers spreading eastwards, allowing some warm sunshine to develop from the west during the afternoon.
The Lions are due to depart before the PRO12 and Premiership finals, with the first match taking place on same weekend as Top 14 final.