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 Head Coach Rob Howley talks to WRU TV's Sebastian Barrett about the 36-man squad he has just named for the forthcoming Under Armour series, which includes two uncapped players, Ospreys duo Sam Davies and Rory Thornton.
Head coach Rowland Phillips is deligthed he can now call BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park home for his Wales Women's side, who launch their international season next month with games against Scotland and UK Armed Forces in the heart of the capital city.
Wales Sevens star Sam Cross has put his home town club of Brynmawr on the map after winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics with Team GB. His club have now honoured him by naming their players bar after him, as WRU TV discovered at the official launch, recently.
One of the newest members of the Principality Premiership, Bargoed admit it's proving to be a steep learning curve at the highest level, but are determined to become a force to be reckoned with. WRU TV visited the club last weekend when they took on Llanelli.
Table-topping Aberavon travel to north Wales to tackle RGC 1404 as both teams defend unbeaten starts to the season in the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie visited the Wizards to see how their preparations were going for the game of the weekend.
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.