Kidwelly, Haverfordwest and Pontyberem all have 39 points in a tight battle in the West. Kidwelly's 38-6 victory over Aberystwyth was a great success for scrum half Craig Thomas, who scored five of the six home tries, but the other two clubs also gained victories, while in the East, Brynithel's hard-earned 11-3 win over battling Talywain leaves them six points ahead of Llanishen,
Cwmbran and Senghenydd.
Llanishen fell 13-10 at home to Abergavenny and Senghenydd just held off Cwmbran by 18-13, while Old Illtydians had a good 44-5 away win to Newport
Gilfach Goch and Nantymoel top the South-East with 30 points each as both won away. Gilfach edged out Ynysybwl 13-8 and Nantymoel stopped Nelson's march
by 19-12. Rhydyfelin ran in eight tries for a 55-17 win over Tonyrefail as Scott Perry contributed 17 points.
In the South-West, Banwen opened up a five-point lead over Maesteg Quins, as the latter's match was called off. Banwen beat Mumbles 23-8 and Nantyffyllon, who visit Swansea soon in the cup, defeated Ystalyfera 28-9 and are third, just ahead of Glynneath, who edged out Kenfig Hill 13-10.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.