Below are the results of the WRU Disciplinary Panel held at the Millennium Stadium on 20 November 2012.
Darryl Harvey (Kenfig Hill) v Carmarthen Athletic - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Two (2) week suspension. Darryl Harvey may resume playing on 5th December 2012.
Shaun James Phillips (Banwen) v Llandybie - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Four (4) weeks suspension. Shaun James Phillips may resume playing on 19th December 2012.
N Allinson (Tumble) v Newcastle Emlyn - red card (acts contrary to good sportsmanship - Law 10.4.M/S). Six (6) week suspension . N Allinson may resume playing on 2nd January 2013.
Jamie Lee Price (Abercynon) v Garndiffaith - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Eight (8) week suspension. Jamie Lee Price may resume playing on 16th January 2013.
Gareth Short (Caerphilly) v Pontypool United - red card (stamping - Law 10.4.B). Five (5) week suspension. Gareth Short may resume playing on 25th December 2012. (personal hearing)
Rhys Evans (Trimsaran) v Nantgaredig - 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). Eight (8) week suspension. Rhys Evans may resume playing on 16th January 2013.
Terry Watkins (Blackwood Stars) v Ynysowen - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Terry Watkins may resume playing on 26th December 2012.
Andy Clutten (Wrexham) v Harlech - red card (receiving two yellow cards). Two (2) week suspension. Andy Clutten may resume playing on 5th December 2012.
James Richards (Bedwas) v Cross Keys - red card (dangerous tackling - Law 10.4.E). Four (4) week suspension (six weeks for the offence less 2 weeks, as it was deemed a reckless challenge and not premeditated). James Richards may resume playing on 18th December 2012. (personal hearing).
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
The Welsh Rugby Union has recently teamed up with Prostate Cymru to help the charity launch its latest campaign to raise awareness of the disease. Members of the Wales squad helped produce a short video and promotional material for the campaign titled 'The Best Defence - is to know the FACTS'.
A special interview with Matthew Rees on his return to action in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We also speak to Scarlet Josh Turnbull, Wales Sevens coach Gareth Williams and Aberavon coach Jason Hyatt.
World Cup Sevens winner Richie Pugh, now coach to the Welsh Women's Sevens side, will lead an Open Sevens Skills session for Senior Women's players age 18 on or before 1 September, 2014 at Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay on Tuesday, 29 April.
Caernarfon travelled to play their penultimate Cup league encounter with 14 gallant ladies and nearly came up with the goods but injuries and the strengthening wind pegged them back and thwarted any revival with a 31-19 defeat against Pencoed.
It's crunch time for Carmarthen Quins and Llandovery as they chase a Principality Premiership play-off spot. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to Quins Steff Thomas and Drovers' Chris Knight along with Bridgend's coach Ben Rose in this weeks edition.