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
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.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.