Wales is one of Europe's top rugby sides and is traditional a power in both the Six Nations and Rugby World Cup.
Gavin Henson looks set for a return to the international arena after being included in Wales's 35-man training squad for the Six Nations.
The International Rugby Board (IRB) announced on Thursday that Scotland hopeful Steven Shingler is "tied to Wales and ineligible to play for any other union".
The IRB have told the Scottish and Welsh Rugby Unions that Steven Shingler "is tied to Wales and ineligible to play for any other union".
Wales forward Lloyd Burns will miss the entire RBS 6 Nations Championship after being ruled out for three months with a neck injury.
Warren Gatland, Andy Robinson and Declan Kidney are the leading names to be head coach of the 2013 British and Irish Lions.
Steve Shingler has been "badly affected" by the row over his eligibility for Scotland's Six Nations squad, says London Irish coach Toby Booth.
Steven Shingler must wait to find out if he can be part of Scotland's 6 Nations plans after the IRB confirmed they will review his eligibility.
There are certain initials in Wales which carry with them the same weight as 'JFK' or 'FDR' in America, but Scarlets boss Nigel Davies had no qualms about labelling Liam Williams the new 'JPR'.
The IRB will review the eligibility of Steven Shingler in the wake of the row that has broken out over his Scotland Six Nations inclusion.
The Welsh Rugby Union were on Friday poised to challenge the International Rugby Board to rule Steven Shingler ineligible for Scotland.
Scotland and Wales were locked in a Six Nations row after Swansea-born back Steven Shingler was named in the Scottish Six Nations squad, despite having played for Wales at age-group level.
Scarlets number eight Ben Morgan could be in line for an immediate England call-up after turning down the chance to play for Wales.
Scarlets number eight Ben Morgan has declared his international allegiance to England.
The Six Nations is just around the corner and all eyes would have been on the twinkle toes of Gavin Henson during the Cardiff Blues Pro 12 clash with Ospreys last weekend.
Wales and British and Irish Lions openside flanker Martyn Williams has been awarded an MBE.
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