The results of the WRU Disciplinary Panel held in the Millennium Stadium on 20 January, 2009, are:
SPENCER BESSENT (Dunvant) - Two yellow cards v Bonymaen: Two (2) week suspension. Mr Bessent may resume playing on 4 February, 2009.
ADAM CRADDOCK (Newport Saracens) - Two yellow cards v Caerphilly: Two (2) week suspension. Mr Craddock may resume playing on 4 February, 2009.
LEE MULLANE (Caerphilly) - Punching v Newport Saracens: Five (5) week suspension. Mr Mullane may resume playing on 24 February, 2009.
KEVIN JAMES (Nantymoel) - Stamping Fairwater: Five (5) week suspension. Mr James may resume playing on 25 February, 2009.
CARL ROSE (UWIN) - Verbal abuse of referee v Aberystwyth University: Twelve (12) week suspension. Mr Rose may resume playing on 15 April, 2009.
RHYL & DISTRICT - Failure to fulfil Swalec Plate match v Fairwater, 20 December, 2008: Club barred from entering the Swalec Cup Competitions next season and £500 deducted from the Club's core grant next season. The sum of £100 deducted from the Club's core grant this season and paid to Fairwater RFC by way of compensation
The WRU has teamed up with Crawshay's to tour Georgia in June. The side, which will be called the Crawshays WRU President's XV, will play Emerging Georgia twice, in a tour which supports the Welsh Government's efforts to grow relations between the two countries.
Wales Sevens are looking to re-group after a disappointing tournament last time out in South Africa. The next double leg in New Zealand and Las Vegas offers Gareth Williams a chance to redeem themselves.
Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
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.