Ebbw Vale's unbeaten run continued as they overcame Bridgend Atheletic 43-24 with a bonus point victory. Six individual try scorers and four conversion from Ian Smerdon set the league leaders on their way and although Matt Heats and Daniel Howells tries for the visitors they could not match Ebbw Vale.
Narbeth remain a distant second despite a comfortable 33-3 victory over Beddau. The visitors managed just one penalty, kicked by Tom Benjamin as the hosts ran in three tries. Steve Madde and Ianto Griffiths added to a penalty try and Griffiths converted all three, as well as adding twelve points from penalties. Beddau remain stuck in 11th.
Tondu, one place below Narbeth, didn't fare any better as they went down 40-10 against Pontypool. They were just three points behind at half time thanks to a Matthew Morgan try converted by Gareth Powell, who also scored a penalty. But Pontpool added 27 points after the interval to add to Dan Haile's first half try and Sam Mills' penalty. Trevor James got the second try of they day for the hosts and Luke Dyckhoff added two more, all converted by Sam Mills, who scored a further three penalties.
Bargoed's good form continued against bottom side Bonymaen as they ran out 39-12 winners. Nathan Brookes and Nick Clancy scored for the visitors, with Richard Cunliffe adding a conversion, but tries from Lewis Protheroe, Darren Humphries, Luke Smalley, Geraint Edmonds and a penalty try saw the hosts home. Josh Prosser added four conversions and a penalty.
RGC 1404 remain in fourth after they smashed Llanharan 64-7, scoring 10 tries. Lewis Barker got two and there were nine other scorers as they took a comfortable 40-7 lead at half time before consolidating in the second half. Lewis Barker added four conversions and Rodney Carlton-Jones kicked the fifth in the emphatic victory.
The mid-table battle between Cardiff Met and Tata Steel saw the students edge a tight game 25-14. The sides were level at half time after James Beal scored for the hosts, converted by Mark Cooke, and Gareth Edwards went over for the visitors with Evans adding the conversion. But Cardiff Met turned the screw in the second half and Chris Lewis went over to put them in front. A penalty try converted by Simon Evans kept Tata in contention but Mark Cooke's two penalties and a late try were enough to give Cardiff victory.
After a lengthy and successful playing career with the Scarlets, RGC 1404 forwards coach Phil John is rapidly making a name for himself as a coach in north Wales. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears how his fledging career in the hot seat is going and discovers a man on a mission.
Bedwas had to overcome a stubborn Carmarthen Quins side before winning the Foster's Challenge Cup final in Bridgend with a 23-18 victory. Bedwas captain Nicky Griffiths pays tribute to his side who have claimed the club's first piece of silverware in the modern era.
Team coach Brett Davey is aiming to keep his unbeaten run in cup finals at Principality Stadium intact when his side take on Amman United in the WRU Bowl final, after he guided Caerphilly to a 20-14 win against Cilfynydd in the semi-finals.
Penallta are hoping to go one step further than last season when falling to Bedlinog in the WRU Plate Final. After a titanic struggle against Nant Conwy, they have given themselves a great chance, after a hard fought 18-13 semi-final victory.
School club hub officers in schools throughout Wales are enriching lives by helping pupils to engage more with their education, their community and improve their own outlook on life and future prospects by improving confidence and developing skills such as leadership.
Equal access to facilities and resources at St Helen's has seen Swansea Women flourish since being welcomed with open arms last July. Swansea RFC chairman Stephen Hughes and women's captain Siwan Lillicrap are delighted to see rapid progress being made on and off the pitch.
It's back to the Principality Premiership for our top clubs this weekend. This week GTFM's Ioan Dyer takes his Pontypridd hat off - temporarily at least - and looks ahead to the programme with WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie
This week, Wales squad players Sam Warburton, Jonathan Davies and Ken Owens took time out to support Operation Net Safe, a joint initiative by the four Welsh police forces to tackle child sexual abuse. The forces are working with the Lucy Faithfull Foundation, the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused, on a campaign called Stop it Now!
Ospreys and Wales duo Rhys Webb and Scott Baldwin return to their home town club Bridgend Ravens as they prepare for life after their rugby playing careers by undertaking their coaching badges at the Principality Premiership outfit.
The Urdd were unveiled as the WRU's national schools sevens partner at Pencoed yesterday. A flagship event for the new partnership will be the Urdd WRU 7s at Pencoed held over three days on April 4, 5, 6.
The second phase of the Principality Premiership kicked off last week with the introduction of two tiers. In this week's podcast Aberavon No 8 Chris Davies tells WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie he's had to change his game while Cross Keys head coach Greg Woods says his side still have plenty to aim for.