Reigning champions Glyncoch will be hoping to take another step on the road to the Millennium Stadium to defend their Swalec Bowl title when they host Barry in Round 2 this weekend.
The Division 3 South Central side are among 124 teams fighting it out in the competition, while a further 82 starting in Round 1 of the Plate competition. Among the pick of the first round ties are three in North Wales - Ruthin v Llangefni, Dollgellau v Pwllheli and Nant Conwy v Bethesda.
Division 1 West Carmarthen Athletic will be hoping for a change in fortunes from their up and down league form when they host Pontyberem from two divisions below them, while Division 1 East leaders Ystrad Rhondda will be confident of getting past Pontyclun at home.
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.
Skipper Nathan Huish believes it was pure self belief from his side which saw Bedlinog snatch victory from Penallta in the SSE SWALEC Plate final at Principality Stadium, as WRU TV's Liz Jones discovers.