Ebbw Vale extended their lead at the top of the Swalec Championship and secured local bragging rights thanks to a narrow 13-19 victory over Pontypool.
Tries from Carl Meyer and Wes Cunliffe gave the Steelmen a 3-13 lead at halftime, and despite a Steve Pooler score a Ronny Keynes try secured the points.
At the other end of the table Beddau squeezed past Bridgend Athletic 17-15. Glen Slater scored twice as Beddau cruised to a 14-point lead but Bridgend rallied, with Steve Lewis missing a last minute conversion to secure the draw.
There was another tight game at Blackwood, with Alex Jenkins' last minute try giving Narberth a 30-28 victory.
Bargoed also won at the death as they beat Cardiff Met 16-17, with the whistle going straight after fly-half Joel Prosser converted Lee Peterson's try.
There was a more straightforward affair at the Welfare Ground as Newbridge sailed to a comfortable 31-0 win over bottom of the table Bonymaen, with Richard Powell converting all four tries.
Twenty points from Cody Rees gave Llanharan a 34-27 win over Tata Steel, a win which moves them clear of The Saints.
Tata Steel outscored Llanaran four tries to three, with Ross Pritchard going over twice, but the boot of Rees guided Llanharan to victory.
Elsewhere, RCG 1404 beat Tondu easily away from home. RCG scored eight tries, with braces for Hopkins and Hugh Grundy, as the Waterwheelers were easily dispatched.
The Welsh Rugby Union has signed a new four year deal with specialist equipment supplier Rhino Rugby, which is set to benefit both the grass roots game in Wales and the national squad in equal measure.
We watch the new grass growing and being stitched together in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. We speak to Millennium Stadium groundsman Lee Evans, Wales great Ieuan Evans gives an overview on the new strategy announced by head of rugby Josh Lewsey, while we also hear from Bedwas, Aberavon and Carmarthen Quins in the Principality Premiership.
Wales assistant coach Rob Howley was welcomed with open arms by the staff and players at Crymych recently when he hosted a training session in memory of former club captain and coach, Glyndwr Richards.
We hear about the WRU's annual report and some exciting new plans for schools and clubs round Wales in this week's Principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. WRU finance director Steve Phillips explains the money side, while head of rugby Josh Lewsey explains his new strategy for schools and clubs. We also get reaction from all round Wales.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a nationwide education programme, to help all involved in the game to recognise and remove' players with concussion. Wales, Racing Metro and Lions centre Jamie Roberts Wales assistant coach Rob Howley, WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey and representatives of grassroots clubs in Wales who helped finalise the policy. We also hear from WRU National Medical Manager Prav Mathema, plus Llanelli and Cardiff in the Principality Premiership.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a nationwide education programme, to help all involved in the game to recognise and remove' players with concussion. Wales, Racing Metro and Lions centre Jamie Roberts took time out of his club commitments to raise the profile of the campaign launch held at Pontyclun Rugby Club.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a nationwide education programme, to help all involved in the game to recognise and remove' players with concussion. Interview with WRU National Medical Manager Prav Mathema.
The WRU's Women and Girls legacy events - #TRY OUR GAME have proved popular this week with current players and newcomers to the game learning new skills and picking up tips from national squad players.
We caught up with Shona and Ellie from the Wales women team ahead of the start of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris next month at a recent women's training session to encourage and promote more women and girls to try their hand at rugby. #tryourgame
We hear from the Wales camps in South Africa and New Zealand, as well as the EGM, in this week's principality Welsh Rugby Union Podcast. Defence coach Shaun Edwards and forwards coach Robin McBryde look ahead to the Springboks, Angus O'Brien and Mark Taylor look back at heartbreak for Wales Under 20s, while group chief executive Roger Lewis and chairman David Pickering face the Welsh press after being vindicated at the EGM.
Pontypridd captain Dafydd Lockyer says his side will play with 'no fear' when they take on Worcester Warriors at Sixways in the quarter-finals of the British and Irish Cup on the weekend of January 23/24/25, 2015.