Alun Wyn Jones' workload in the last 12 months means he will not play in Ospreys' season opener against Treviso on Friday.
Newport Gwent Dragons chief Gareth Davies hopes new dual contracts will aim to secure rising talent rather than bringing stars home.
Ospreys are well beaten in their final pre-season friendly, losing away to Aviva Premiership side Saracens.
The Welsh regions say the £60m peace deal with the WRU could not have happened without Wales coach Warren Gatland.
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.
Wales and Ospreys lock Alun Wyn Jones says a new deal between the WRU and its regions is overdue but is glad peace is imminent.
Welsh Rugby Players' Association chief Rhys Williams says it is "high time" the WRU and the regions settled their differences.
The Welsh Rugby Union and four regions could soon announce a peace deal to end their protracted dispute.
Cardiff Blues' new signing Adam Jones says the deadlock in Welsh rugby needs to be solved so Sam Warburton can play.
Ospreys are ready to move on after prop Adam Jones joined Cardiff Blues on a one-year deal, says coach Steve Tandy.
Wales prop Adam Jones signs for Cardiff Blues as the Welsh Rugby Union's dispute with the nation's regions goes on.
Ospreys fail to score any tries or second-half points as they lose 23-6 away to Worcester in their pre-season friendly.
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.
Steve Tandy hopes Wales prop Adam Jones will sign a new contract with the Ospreys sooner rather than later.
New four-year deal secures live free-to-air television coverage of Pro 12 rugby in Wales on BBC Wales and S4C.
Wales prop Adam Jones says he is likely to sign a new deal with Ospreys if the WRU and regions agree a participation agreement.
Cardiff Blues win the inaugural Welsh leg of the Premiership Sevens Series and with Newport Gwent Dargons qualify for the finals.
The Welsh leg of the Premiership Sevens Series doubles as fund-raiser for Cardiff Blues' Owen Williams who has a serious spinal injury.