Wales' four regional teams can start offering their players new deals after an agreement was reached to introduce standard contracts.
Warren Gatland has made nine changes to his Wales side to face England in the Six Nations on Saturday, after a tumultuous week in Welsh rugby.
Wales players will not take strike action after reaching an agreement with the Welsh Rugby Union amid their dispute over contracts.
Wales have delayed their squad announcement for the Six Nations match with England on Saturday due to uncertainty of player involvement.
Joe Hawkins and Rio Dyer have been named to start in the Wales backline to face Ireland in Saturday's Six Nations opener in Cardiff.
Cardiff director Hayley Parsons has called for WRU chief executive Steve Phillips to resign following allegations of sexism and bullying within the organisation.
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WRU CEO Steve Phillips said there will be "a review of its procedures", after being "appalled and shocked" by allegations.