The leaders took a while to get into their stride, then raced clear by scoring six tries with fly half Mark David gaining a try, five conversions and a penalty goal, while skipper Karl Hocking notched his 116th league try.
The Old Parish also ran in tries by flanker Marcus Sainsbury, wing Gareth John, centre Alun Brown and wing Gareth Holmes, while fly half and skipper Stuart Morris placed three penalty goals for the Athletic in a game well controlled by Clayton Thomas.
Glamorgan Wanderers remained in third place despite beating UWIC 36-12, but are now just one point behind Llangennech with a game still in hand and a better try-count.
No 8 Emyr Christopher had an outstanding game and he, Mark Heywood, Dave Willey, Lee Mullane and replacement scrum half Gareth Spain went over with Heywood converting one and landing two penalties and Jason Pocock also placed a penalty.
The students ran in tries by Rhys Edwards and Gareth Dacey and Phil Dolman converted one.
Blackwood battled their way to a 25- home win over Builth Wells and went out of therelgation zone, moving over Fleur de Lys, Carmarthen Athletic and UWIC in the process.
Fly half Jeremy Lloyd led the way with a penalty, drop goal and two conversions and tries came from Jamie Sims (2) and Christian Perry, while Rob Lloyd placed a lone penalty for Builth Wells.
Bonymaen jumped from seveth to fifth place after a 30-0 win over Tonmawr, who now are staring relegation in the face and have eight game to survive, but are already 13 points away from safety.
Scrum half Gareth James, formerly of Penygraig, notched four of the five tries by the Parc Mawr club and wing Chris Griffiths also crossed with Anthony Evans placing a penalty and conversion.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
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.