One of the main sticking points in negotiations is the issue of player retention. Recent years have seen more and more Welsh internationals leave their regions to take up contracts with wealthy clubs abroad.
So would more money be the answer to keeping players here or are there other motivations? Our Sports Reporter Nick Hartley went to meet Mike Phillips and Jamie Roberts in France to hear why they went, and how they feel better off out of the crisis.
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Plenty of sunshine around this afternoon after a cold and frosty start.
A new project is aiming to help people with hearing and sight loss leave hospital and live independently at home.
Another dry, bright and cold day with many places seeing some sunshine. However, there may be some fog patches that persist all day.