Former Wales prop forward Rhys Thomas is undergoing surgery "to prepare him for a heart transplant".
Newport Gwent Dragons chief Gareth Davies hopes new dual contracts will aim to secure rising talent rather than bringing stars home.
Tom Prydie's late try and conversion sees Dragons come from behind to beat Northampton in their pre-season game.
The Welsh regions say the £60m peace deal with the WRU could not have happened without Wales coach Warren Gatland.
Newport Gwent Dragons boss Lyn Jones says the region needs to make sure the summer signings gel as a team as they prepare for the new season.
Ex-Wales international Martyn Williams says the £60m deal between the WRU and regions will help keep players in Wales.
After a lengthy dispute, the WRU and the four Welsh rugby regions sign a deal aimed at keeping star players in Wales.
Welsh Rugby Players' Association chief Rhys Williams says it is "high time" the WRU and the regions settled their differences.
Newport Gwent Dragons secure their second pre-season win with a 36-0 victory over Gloucestershire side Lydney RFC.
The Welsh Rugby Union and four regions could soon announce a peace deal to end their protracted dispute.
Lee Byrne captains the Newport Gwent Dragons as they begin their pre-season campaign with a 34-19 victory over Bristol at Clifton RFC.
Newport Gwent Dragons head coach Kingsley Jones says captain Lee Byrne is still good enough to play for Wales.
Blues confirm centrally-contracted Sam Warburton will not play against Exeter due to row between regions and the WRU.
Find out how you can follow Wales' regions in the 2014-15 Pro12 on BBC Wales' coverage on Scrum V and Y Clwb Rygbi on S4C.
Wales lock Luke Charteris says the dispute between the WRU and the nation's regions persuaded him to stay in France.
Newport Gwent Dragons sign 29-year-old South African tight head prop Juan 'Brok' Harris on a three-year contract.
Newport Gwent Dragons appoint former Wales and Clermont Auvergne full-back Lee Byrne as captain for the 2014-15 season.
Former Italy fly-half Kris Burton is returning to his native Australia after one season with Newport Gwent Dragons.
New four-year deal secures live free-to-air television coverage of Pro 12 rugby in Wales on BBC Wales and S4C.
Cardiff Blues win the inaugural Welsh leg of the Premiership Sevens Series and with Newport Gwent Dargons qualify for the finals.