British and Irish Lions flanker Moody, who became the first player to be sent off playing for England at Twickenham last weekend, will also miss the last four rounds of the Heineken Cup Pool stages after being given a nine week suspension.
Moody's suspension will finish the week before the RBS Six Nations Championship begins, leaving the way clear for him to be considered to return to England's colours for their game at Twickenham against the reigning champions Wales on Saturday, 4 February, but given his lack of first-team action his chances of making an immediate return to the line-up are slim.
It will be his second lay-off this season after already serving a six-week suspension for punching Leeds number eight Jordan Crane during a second-team game in September.
The maximum suspension for striking an opponent is one year and while a recent crackdown on violence has resulted in tougher penalties, Moody's initial role as peacemaker in the incident is sure to have worked in his favour.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.