The Welsh Rugby Union has accused the Scarlets of beginning talks to transfer wing George North before informing him.
The claims were made in a statement released on Sunday morning - which also addressed the subject of centrally contracting regional players, and funding for the regions.
More top news
Former Cardiff Blues captain Andries Pretorius has been forced to retire from the sport after being diagnosed with a muscle disorder.
As the Met Office issues a cold weather warning, spare a thought for the chimps struggling to keep warm at this Ape and Monkey Sanctuary.
Care workers in the Rhondda who were made redundant say they could lose their homes as redundancy money has still not been paid.