Banwen staged a stunning comeback to beat title rivals Maesteg Quins and move eight points clear at the top of Division Three South-West.
Visitors Maesteg led 23-6 early in the second-half but Banwen stole a remarkable 25-23 win thanks to two tries by hooker Nigel Thomas and 15 points by Craig Hughes.
Mumbles stay closely behind Quins after winning 24-20 at Kenfig Hill and Seven Sisters gained a welcome point in a 22-22 draw at Ystalyfera. East leaders
Brynithel were given a torrid time by visitors Pill Harriers but managed to edge home 13-12.
Llanishen also had to pull out all the stops before beating lowly New Tredegar 29-21, while Senghenydd have games in hand on the leaders and could figure in the race for promotion. They registered a 24-23 success over Old Illtydians.
Three tries from Rob Walters helped Kidwelly record a 44-11 win over Gowerton in West. Pontyberem remain the team to beat after winning 26-17 at Hendy and Haverfordwest remain their closest rivals after a 31-19 win at Penclawdd.
Nantymoel head the South-East after beating Tonyrefail 34-11, where Tylorstown had a surprise 27-12 win at Ynysybwl and Nelson upset Mountain Ash by 40-5.
Ruthin maintained their nine-point lead in Division Four (North) but were made to earn their 13-10 victory by a fired-up Rhyl side. Ruthin remain clear at the top though the race is by no means over as Nant Conwy, who kept up the pressure with a 31-12 win over Newtown, still have three games in hand over the
In the South-East, leaders Abercwmboi took advantage of Fairwater's game being called off to thrash bottom club Old Penarthians 63-0 with nine tries, all converted by centre Neil Burnett, who also scored one touchdown.
Just across the road there was a win for Penarth, who just pipped Cefn Coed by 18-17. Bargoed are clear at the top of the Eastern section and with Blaina's match in Cardiff against St Joseph's being called off, Bargoed are now 14 points ahead after thrashing Ynysddu 68-3.
Loughor and Pembroke Dock Quins lead the way
in the West after both gained good away wins - Loughor by 44-0 at Bynea and the Quins by 55-10 at Betws. In the South-West Briton Ferry still lead Taibach by a point after a hard-fought 10-10 draw while Cwmgors went to third as they defeated Glais 22-17 and Alltwen's match with Morriston was called off.
Top North club Denbigh beat Bethesda 23-15 and in the South-East Llandaff lead with only three matches remaining after beating Cilfynydd 43-24. Bettws gave
a fine display in the East as they beat Machen 28-0 and leaders Trinant beat Nantyglo 20-3.
West leaders Cefneithin gained a 19-5 success at Penygroes, but Pembroke's 12-9 win at Pontyates was an important result and Crymych won convincingly by 53-0 at Llangwm.
The South-West title is a three-cornered effort with Resolven ahead from Aberavon Green Stars and Tonna coming up on the rails. Indeed, Crynant could
have been there, but they suffered a good 38-6 beating away to Resolven.
The Green Stars kept up with a 51-6 win over Cwmgwrach, but Tonna could yet be the surprise package after defeating Pontardawe 77-0.
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.