The Dragons' stunning Celtic League season came to a halt last night as the lowly-placed Glasgow side put them to the sword at Hughenden.
There were 29 points between the table-topping Dragons and the cellar-dwelling Glasgow side before kick-off, but that meant nothing as the Gwent region's inability to perform outside of Rodney Parade continued.
The Scots held a 21-11 lead at halftime and comfortably extended their advantage to win 48-20 in a classy performance that belied their second-from-bottom spot on the table.
Glasgow out-scored their visitors by seven tries to one, with former Springbok star Percy Montgomery registering the Dragons' only five-pointer.
Meanwhile, the Cardiff Blues' incredible surge up the table continued with a nail-biting 22-18 victory at Donnybrook.
The Blues survived a late red card to lock Rob Appleyard for punching and a yellow card to fellow second-rower Craig Quinnell to pull off a memorable victory that brings them right into contention for the title after a poor start to the season.
Appleyard and in-form fly-half Nick Robinson scored early tries to give the Blues a 12-10 lead at the break, but it took a try to veteran centre Pieter Muller to clinch the game.
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.