Penallta will be hoping to bounce back from their first home defeat in almost two years when they head to Treorchy in Swalec Division One East this weekend.
They were beaten 23-22 by Heol y Cyw thanks to a last minute drop goal from Harley Thompson that allowed the visitors to steal the spoils after an epic battle. Mike Huckridge chipped in with five penalties and scrum half Matt Pound grabbed a vital try.
The home side had 17 points from the boot of Gary Wilkes to keep them in contention and they also earned a penalty try. It was Penallta's first league defeat of the season and the blow was eased by the fact second placed Rumney also lost their unbeaten tag.
In a classic Cardiff derby, in which both sides scored four tries, Glamorgan Wanderers finally picked up their first win of the campaign as they triumphed 35-32 in a real cliff hanger. Owen Marshall crossed twice for the visitors, while Joe Griffin and Ray Bishop also scored tries.
There were 15 points from the boot of Sean Cochlin to add into the mix and give the Wanderers, relegated from the Championship last season, some confidence ahead of this weekend's home clash with Heol y Cyw.
Rumney will look to pick up the pieces at home against Rhydyfelin, who also notched their first win of the season last weekend with an impressive 29-17 win over Ystrad Rhondda.
Merthyr's transformation under new coach Lee Jarvis from basement side to table-toppers continued as they ran in another six tries in a 36-5 home win over Ynysybwl. That came on top of the nine tries they had run in the previous weekend against Treorchy.
The Ironmen head to Bedlinog this weekend and will be hoping win Owain Morgan can maintain his try scoring form after running in a brace against Ynysybwl. Outstanding lock Iwan Williams, full back Josh Flye and new back row man Chris Davies also crossed the visitors' line and there was also a penalty try.
Newly promoted Nelson got their first win under their belt with a 26-13 home win over Treorchy and will head to Ynysybwl with greater confidence this weekend. Ross Bevan, Ben Cullen and Kirk Clabby scored the home tries.
Gilfach Goch's 15-8 home win over Bedlinog came courtesy of a Michael Hughes touchdown and a penalty try. They travel to Ystrad Rhondda this weekend.
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.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
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.
After two league defeats in the Principality Premiership, Carmarthen Quins turn their attention this weekend to Round 2 of the SWALEC Cup, with a home fixture against Championship side Bridgend Athletic.
In a match that all present agreed, was the most entertaining contest seen at the Arms Park this season Cardiff came away with the points but it was an injustice Carmarthen Quins were denied any league points.