Lewis Hudd fires out a pass before Bridgend full back Jamie Murphy can intervene.
Bedwas surrendered a first half lead to allow Bridgend to take the spoils in a keenly contested game at the Bridge Field with a 14-25 victory.
The first quarter hour was evenly contested with neither side creating an opportunity to score.
Bedwas broke the deadlock after 16 minutes when veteran No 8 Deri Mattravers broke off the back of a scrum to run in under the sticks, Richard Powell converted.
Bridgend bounced back with a Ross Jones penalty before adding a try of their own from Adam Williams, Jones missing the conversion before Mattravers added his second try again from the back of a scrum as the Bedwas forwards shunted their opponents backwards, Powell converted.
Bridgend tried to get back into the game but made errors at crucial stages.
With the wind at their backs for the second half Bridgend were a transformed side.
Full back Jamie Murphy crossed for a try out wide converted by Jones to put Bridgend ahead for the first time.
Jones added a second penalty, as both sides vied for a match clinching score. It finally came Bridgend's way as a break by Jones put right wing Luke Morgan in for a try. Jones missed the conversion but Bedwas could not breach the deficit as Bridgend held on for a deserved win.
Next Saturday, Bedwas travel to the Arms Park, Cardiff for their last Principality Premiership game of the 2013-14 season, kick-off is at 2-30pm.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
A look ahead to Judgement Day and back at youth finals day in the Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We hear from Andrew Coombs, Jake Ball, James Davies, Dan Lydiate and Josh Navidi. We also speak to Wattstown, Ystradgynlais, Rhydfelin, Pontypool United, Penallta and Pontypridd youth coaches at finals day at the Millennium Stadium.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.
This week on the Principality Premiership Podcast, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie talks to Carmarthen Quins head coach Louie Tonkin who is aiming to close the gap on leading duo, Pontypridd and Ebbw Vale, with victory against Bridgend tomorrow.
We hear from JPR Williams, Tommy David and all six clubs in SWALEC Finals Day, as well as the first woman to referee a game at the Millennium Stadium, in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. JPR and David reminisce over the 1979 final, while we hear from Pontypridd, Bridgend, Ystrad Rhondda, Ystradgynlais, Cambrian Welfare and Newcastle Emlyn. Kath Pritchard became the forst Welsh woman to referee a game at the Millennium Stadium - we speak to her and WRU community referee development officer Paul Adams.
Developing the game in Wales and creating a stable and progressive environment for players of the future
Taking the grass roots game out across the length and breadth of the nation, the SWALEC Leagues are the focus of the community rugby in Wales
SSE SWALEC Cup
The SSE SWALEC Cup, Plate and Bowl continue the legacy of the WRU Challenge Cup, culminating in a shot at glory at the Millennium Stadium
Women's Community Rugby embraces both the regional and community club game from Girls' Leagues through to the Women's Premier Division