Cardiff Blues chairman Peter Thomas told ITV News he's 'forever optimistic' that the dispute between the rugby regions and the WRU will be resolved. He said that discussions are ongoing and it is important for the regions and the WRU to be united.
He said central contracts, retaining Welsh talent and increased funding were all issues under discussion.
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