Below are the results of the WRU Disciplinary Panel held at the Millennium Stadium on 4 December 2012.
Gareth Scourfield (Pembroke Dock Harlequins) v Tenby United - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). No further action. Gareth Scourfield may resume playing. (personal hearing)
Jason Ronowitz (Tenby United) v Pembroke Dock Quins - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Jason Ronowitz may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Lewis Garrard (Blackwood Stars) v Old Penarthians - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Lewis Garrard may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Kareem Hassan (CIACs) v Whitehead - red card (tripping - Law 10.4.D and acts contrary to good sportsmanship - Law 10.4.M/S). Twelve (12) weeks. Kareem Hassan may resume playing on 27th February 2013.
Ricky Jones (Brynmawr) v Newport HSOB - red card (stamping - Law 10.4.B). Five (5) week suspension. Ricky Jones may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Ryan Williams (Abergavenny) v Croesyceiliog - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Seven (7) week suspension (five weeks for the offence plus two weeks for running in). Ryan Williams may resume playing on 23rd January 2013.
Mark Cox (Newbridge) v Bargoed - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Four (4) week suspension (two weeks for the offence plus two weeks for striking from behind). Mark Cox may resume playing on 2nd January 2013.
Michael Griffiths (Monmouth) v Cilfynydd - red card (kicking an opponent - Law 10.4.C). Eight (8) week suspension. Michael Griffiths may resume playing on 30th January 2013.
Christopher Davies (Abercynon) v Tylorstown - red card (receiving two yellow cards). Five (5) week suspension. Christopher Davies may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Ashley Lewis (Ystradgynlais) v Glais - red card (acts contrary to good sportsmanship - Law 10.4.M/S). Six (6) week suspension. Ashley Lewis may resume playing on 16th January 2013.
Ashley Randell (Bangor) v Porthmadog - red card (dangerous tackling - Law 10.4.E). Eight (8) week suspension. Ashley Randell may resume playing on 30th January 2013.
Cafan Humphreys (Porthmadog) v Bangor - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Cafan Humphreys may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Mark Wheldon (Cwmtwrch) v Crynant - red card (stamping - Law 10.4.B). Five (5) week suspension. Mark Wheldon may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Tom Watkins (Nantyglo) v Brynithel - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Tom Watkins may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Matthew Hopkins (Beaufort) v Crumlin - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Two (2) week suspension. Matthew Hopkins may resume playing on 19th December 2012.
Jack Dunning (Treorchy) v Tredegar - red card (striking an opponent - Law 10.4.A). Five (5) week suspension. Jack Dunning may resume playing on 9th January 2013.
Craig Smith (Llanrumney) v Sully Sports - red card (misconduct whilst the ball is out of play - Law 10.4.N). Four (4) week suspension (seven weeks for the offence LESS three weeks in view of the extreme provocation). Craig Smith may resume playing on 1st January 2013 (personal hearing).
British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton is looking forward to bringing together players from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales for the biggest challenge of their careers - a series against world champions, New Zealand.
For the fifth year running, Wales referee Nigel Owens will be in charge of proceedings at Judgement Day V at Principality Stadium. It promises to be 'extra special' for the Wales' favourite ref, as he will be making his 150th appearance in the league.
There will be no shortage of inside knowledge from Bowl Finalists Caerphilly and Amman United when they face each other on Sunday at National Finals Day. Caerphilly hooker Rhys Cleverly knows the Principality Stadium pitch better than most as a matchday groundsman, while Amman United can look to Wales' record try scorer Shane Williams for some helpful advice.
Two hundred and 40 teams competed in the inaugural Urdd WRU 7s held at Pencoed last week with Welsh internationals Steff Andrews and Jasmine Joyce impressed with the talent on display, as was Urdd chief executive, Sioned Hughes.
The countdown is on for Judgement Day V as tickets for the big day at Principality Stadium soar through the 50,000 mark. Players and coaches alike are bursting at the seams to play in the double header with Dragons coach Kingsley Jones claiming there is a 'real buzz' about the event.
WRU TV went behind the scenes when the four regions got together to test their skill set for the BBC's Scrum V Live rugby show, at the WRU National Centre of Excellene in the build up to Judgement Day V. Blues' Matthew Morgan was one of the stars of the show while the Dragons' Cory Hill proved a surprise package...the full set of results will be revealed on tv screens on matchday
Wales assistant coach Richie Pugh is confident his side can cause a few headaches in the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend. In a tough group, Wales kick off their campaign against New Zealand on Friday before playing Japan and Fiji, who are chasing their third consecutive Hong Kong title, on Saturday.
Bedwas had to overcome a stubborn Carmarthen Quins side before winning the Foster's Challenge Cup final in Bridgend with a 23-18 victory. Bedwas captain Nicky Griffiths pays tribute to his side who have claimed the club's first piece of silverware in the modern era.
Team coach Brett Davey is aiming to keep his unbeaten run in cup finals at Principality Stadium intact when his side take on Amman United in the WRU Bowl final, after he guided Caerphilly to a 20-14 win against Cilfynydd in the semi-finals.
Penallta are hoping to go one step further than last season when falling to Bedlinog in the WRU Plate Final. After a titanic struggle against Nant Conwy, they have given themselves a great chance, after a hard fought 18-13 semi-final victory.
The unique jeopardy of Judgement Day V has been described by stars from Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, Scarlets and Newport Gwent Dragons who will face each other in the annual double-header at Principality Stadium on 15th April.
It is a massive weekend in the Guinness PRO12 for the top two Welsh regions as the Scarlets and Ospreys both go into action against Irish provinces hoping to keep alive their hopes of reaching the play-offs.
Aberavon moved to within a point of table-topping Merthyr in Tier 1 of the Principality Premiership to add even further spice to their trip to The Wern this weekend with a 24-21 win at Carmarthen Quins.