The player in question was Cory Billen a registered player with Brecon RFC who had not been granted a permit to play in the fixture.
The panel met with representatives of Ebbw Vale RFC and considered evidence from both Clubs and the Union's records.
The Panel upheld Brecon RFC's complaint and determined under Rule 16 that Ebbw Vale RFC should be disqualified from the Competition. Glamorgan Wanderers RFC will take Ebbw Vale RFC's place in the 4th Round and play away to Carmarthen Athletic RFC on Saturday 22nd January 2005.
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.