Bargoed, Newbridge and Ebbw Vale continued their winning ways in the SWALEC Championship by recording their fourth successive victories.
Tata Steel made Newbridge work hard for their 18-13 win at the Welfare Ground. Full back Ceri Young crossed for both Newbridge tries and Neil Burnett added one conversion and a brace of penalties.
Bargoed romped into a 28-0 half time lead against visitors Bridgend Athletic before storming to a 43-12 win, running in seven tries.
Wing Gareth Dare went over for a hat-trick, no 8 Lewis Weyman touched down twice and centre Simon Parry and replacement scrum half Craig Wilson added the others. Josh Prosser converted four of the tries.
Ebbw Vale were far too strong for Pontypool and the leading points scorers in the Championship raced to a 55-8 success at Eugene Cross Park.
A last minute try by wing Connor Trueman gave Cardiff Met a 25-22 win at Beddau.
Josh Walker, Tom Hall and Tom Bax also went over for the Students with Mark Cook slotting a conversion and penalty goal.
The home side were awarded a penalty try converted by Tom Benjamin who also landed five penalties but the victory was snatched from them right at the end by Trueman.
Narberth edged out Blackwood 35-32 in a thrilling encounter at Glan yr Afon Park where both sides crossed for five tries apiece. One extra penalty goal from centre James Russell gave the Otters the win.
Three penalties and a conversion of a Stuart Allen try by outside half Ian Brooks was enough to give Bonymaen a 16-13 victory over visitors Glamorgan Wanderers.
Whitland are still searching for that elusive first victory after they went down 32-18 at home to Llanharan who also bagged a bonus point with four tries. Cody Rees was the star for the winners with a try, three conversions and a penalty goal.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The last five years have been an emotional rollercoaster on and off the pitch for RGC1404. Promotion to the Principality Premiership was the culmination of five years of hard work and investment in North Wales. WRU TV caught up with prop Joe Simpson, who was one of the first intake of WRU North Wales Academy players in 2010.
Ebbw Vale captain Damien Hudd picked up the biggest accolade of the night at the 11th Principality Premiership Awards Evening held at Principality Stadium, after leading his side to the title for the first time.
Wales U20 captain Tom Phillips and performance psychologist Dr Rich Neil explain why spending three days at Monmouth RFC has further strengthened the togetherness of the squad ahead of the #WorldRugbyU20s
Merthyr were officially crowned champions of the SSE SWALEC Championship at Dowlais on Saturday where captain Andy Powell paid tribute to his side who have earned promotion to the Principality Premiership
WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips hosted the second meeting of the WRU Youth Board last weekend ahead of the Judgement Day IV regional double-header. Tthe board, made up of 15 under-21-year-olds from around Wales, heard presentations from head of participation Ryan Jones, policy and integrity manager Jeremy Rogers and national women's rugby manager Caroline Spanton, with Pro Rugby Wales CEO Mark Davies also on hand to hear the range of views aired.