In the West, Loughor started on fire with a 42-17 win at Lampeter and Aberystwyth scored a good 25-5 home win over Hendy, while in the East it was Old Illtydians who played well to defeat Talywain 36-3 and Bargoed began the new division for them by scoring a fine 26-7 win away to Pill Harriers while Llanishen had a good 12-7 win at Blaina with a brace of tries from lock Andy Mead. Gilfach Goch and Mountain Ash topped the half-century mark in the South-East and Vardre left Aberavon Quins pointless with a 28-0 scoreline in the South-West, where Bryncoch succeeeded by 24-13 at Ystalyfera.
Llangefni rocked the Four North division by gaining a 44-3 win away to Nant Conwy and Colwyn Bay celebrated their first game since promotion by holding off Dolgellau 12-3.
Oakdale took the honours in the East as they beat St Peter's 40-33 and there was also a high-scoring game in the West as Fishguard defeated Burry Port 41-27. Fairwater pulled off a fine 31-0 victory at Taffs Well in the South-East and in the South-West there were several close affairs, including Tonna's 25-22 win over Taibach and Heol-y-Cyw's 32-27 beating of Maesteg Celtic.
League rugby returned to Abertillery Park with the reformed club, now named Abertillery BG, taking 40 minutes to come to terms with it, being 8-6 down to St Joseph's in the East, before they calmed to win 22-8. "I thought we could do it," said club official Keith Evans. "We had the best of the elements in the second half and Ieuan Davies and Mark Perrett scored tries for us, while Mark Williams, who began league rugby in 1990 for us, returned after twice having broken his leg and he kicked four penalty goals. Also in that division, Nantyglo's Spencer Cleese scored 15 points in a 45-5 win over Usk, while in the West Swansea Uplands gained a rare 11-3 win over Pontyates and in the North the big clash saw Bala win at Wrexham by 6-0, while Rhayader's debut saw them just lose at Llanidloes. Relegated Birchgrove hit back with a 16-7 win at Porthcawl in the South-West, but new boys Glyncorrwg fell 16-13 at home to Crynant. In the South-East debutants Porth and Penallta had vastly different days as Penallta won 52-0 at Cilfynydd, but Porth just went down 21-17 at home to South Wales Police.