Wing wonder Shane Williams has been ruled out for two weeks after being stamped on the hand during the Neath-Swansea Ospreys' victory over Munster.
Williams' right hand was badly cut in the accidental collision but will miss Friday night's derby clash against Llanelli Scarlets.
'It's a blow to lose someone of Shane's ability, especially for a local derby but these things happen in rugby, it's not too serious,' said Ospreys coach Lyn Jones.
There was further bad news for the Ospreys, who are top of the Celtic League following their 34-17 win at St Helen's, with the loss of Samoan centre Elvis Seveali' for the next six weeks with a torn calf muscle.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.