It was following a deal brokered by Wales coach Mike Ruddock to guarantee their availability for Saturday's Test against the All Blacks. However, prop Chris Horsman has been given clearance by Worcester to make his first international start against Fiji this Friday night.
"I'm aware of the issues for Wales with the English and French clubs but as far as I'm aware I am available to play Fiji," said Horsman. "I have spoken to Worcester's director of rugby John Brain and there didn't seem to be a problem. In fact I would probably not get in the team anyway after they beat Leicester at the weekend.
"I would hate to miss out on the chance of winning another cap now that I have tasted the experience of international rugby."
Horsman for Wales qualified last month on residency grounds and won his first cap as a replacement during Saturday's 41-3 defeat at the Millennium Stadium.
"It was a bitter sweet moment. It was the achievement of a long-term goal for me but I was obviously disappointed that we lost," he said. "I gave myself a moment of reflection after the game. I went back out onto the field and got quite emotional. I felt I had come full circle and totally put my previous health problems of overcoming cancer behind me. It was a special moment."
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.