The Welsh Rugby Union and the four Regions have agreed plans for a new Professional Regional Game Board (PRGB) to help improve the sustainability of the regional game in the country.
The new body replaces the Management Board as set out in the Participation Agreement and will begin operating immediately.
More top news
Wales Captain Sam Warburton says his team are raring to go as they kick off their Six Nations campaign in Dublin tomorrow.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has criticised Labour at the party's spring conference in Cardiff.
A Royal Gun Salute was held at Cardiff Castle earlier today to mark the 64th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.