Caernarfon lost 60-8 to Ruthin last month, but a rousing display upset the North Division leaders, who fell by 14-3. Kelvin Morris kicked three penalty goals and though John Tudor scored one for Ruthin, their unbeaten tag went after a try by Caernarfon wing Arwel Davies.
Nant Conwy closed the gap at the top after defeating Dolgellau 21-3 while Pwllheli enjoyed a victory after
winning 20-12 against Wrexham.
East leaders Bargoed are going to be hard to catch after a 33-16 win against Crumlin extended their lead at the top to eight points. Andron Abdul, Ivor Bowen and Gareth Lerwin crossed for the leaders and Chris Lay converted all three and slotted over three penalties.
In South East, Gareth Howe sent Heol y Cyw to a 17-6 victory at the Athletic Ground against Penarth, by scoring all the 17 points, including a brace of
tries. Abercwmboi's match at Bedlinog was called off and Fairwater took advantage with a 24-18 win at Aberdare to move level at the top.
West leaders Loughor took a tumble when they were well beaten 22-5 at Pembroke Dock Quins. With Llanelli Wanderers losing at home to Laugharne 17-13, the
Quins move up into joint second spot while Betws just hung on to beat lowly Tycroes 8-7.
Only three points separated the top six sides in South West and leaders Alltwen slipped up after losing 24-20 at Cefn Cribbwr. Taibach made no mistake against visitors Glais to win 35-19, Cwmgors defeated Amman United 26-3 and Briton Ferry edged out close rivals Morriston 19-14.
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'.