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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As Wales gets involved in the country's biggest sports day - Our Olympians have been getting in on the action.
ITV switched off all of its channels for an hour on Saturday as part of a national sports day event.