Below are the results of the WRU Disciplinary Panel held at the Millennium Stadium on 6 November 2012.
Mike Richards (Brynamman) v Trebanos - red card (acts contrary to good sportsmanship - Law 10.4.M). Twelve (12) week suspension. Mike Richards may resume playing on 30th January 2013.
Sarah Welland (Blaenau Gwent Ladies) v Croesyceiliog Ladies - red card (stamping). Nine (9) week suspension. Ms. Welland may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Gareth Lear (Garndiffaith) v Tylorstown - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Four (4) weeks. Gareth Lear may resume playing on 5th December 2012.
Lewis Young (Llanharan) v Cardiff Met - red card (Lifting a Player from the ground and either dropping or driving that Player's head and/or upper body into the ground whilst the Player's feet are off the ground - Law 10.4.J). Four (4) week suspension. Lewis Young may resume playing on 5th December 2012.
David Buckley (Bethesda) v Ruthin - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Twelve (12) week suspension (including verbal abuse towards match official). David Buckley may resume playing on 30th January 2013.
Natalie Watkins (Neath Athletic Ladies) v Cardiff Met Ladies - red card (dangerous tackling - Law 10.4.E). Two (2) week suspension. Ms. Watkins may resume playing on 21st November 2012.
Chris Voyce (Llandaff) v Abercwmboi - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Seven (7) week suspension (5 weeks for the offence plus 2 weeks for running in). Chris Voyce may resume playing on 26th December 2012.
Lance Collymore (Shotton Steel) v Llangollen - red card (kicking an opponent - Law 10.4.C). Four (4) weeks suspension. Lance Collymore may resume playing on 5th December 2012.
Kieran Mahoney (Penallta) v Gilfach Goch - red card (acts contrary to good sportsmanship - Law 10.4.M). Six (6) week suspension. Kieran Mahoney may resume playing on 19th December 2012.
Craig Williams (Hirwaun) v Ferndale - red card (dangerous tackling - Law 10.4.E). Eight (8) week suspension. Craig Williams may resume playing on 2nd January 2013.
J Thomas (Nantymoel) v Brecon - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. J Thomas may resume playing on 12th December 2012.
Tim Williams (Llandybie) v Baglan - red card (receiving two yellow cards). Five (5) week suspension. Tim Williams may resume playing on 12th December 2012.
Jonathan Bowen (Loughor) v Gorseinon - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Jonathan Bowen may resume playing on 12th December 2012.
Ian Jenkins (Rhymney) v Llanishen - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Three (3) week suspension (5 weeks suspension but two weeks taken off in view of provocation). Ian Jenkins may resume playing on 28th November 2012.
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'.
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.