Division One Leaders Maesteg fell to a surprise 13-6 defeat at Narberth as the Otters fly half Gareth James pulled off a stunning interception, converted his try and landed a penalty and drop goal for all the home points. There was also a shock for Whitland as Bonymaen fly half Anthony Evans returned from injury to inspire a 34-15 success in which he scored 14 points and Lyndon Johnson scored a fine interception try. Glamorgan Wanderers held off a Builth Wells rally to win 22-5 and Llangennech gained a victory at Bridgend Athletic, while UWIC ran in seven tries in a 54 -10 success at Blackwood as Aled Thomas kicked eight goals. Brett Davey notched another 18 points as Beddau beat Fleur de Lys 43-6 and Carmarthen Athletic centre Kevin Evans scored two of their five tries in a 34-8 win over Tonmawr.
Division Two Ystrad Rhondda swept to the top of the East after a 13-3 win over Brynithel and there were losses for Treherbert and Abercynon - the latter despite playing against a 13-man Llantwit Fardre for much of their 13-10 loss.
In the West, Waunarlwydd gained a hard-earned win over Corus to stay ahead of the chasing Cwmllynfell, while Newcastle Emlyn won their first match, surprising Felinfoel 18-13.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series