Premier Division Bridgend gained their ninth successive win - seven in the league and two in the cup - as theywon 12-6 at the Talbot Athletic Ground against Aberavon, for whom it was a fifth successive league loss. After fly half Jamie Davies had put the Wizards ahead with a penalty, Bridgend scored tries by centre Ryan Howells and scrum half Ricky Griffiths, the first being converted by fly half Gareth David. Davies kicked a penalty for Aberavon in the final minute of the half and a stalemate after the interval saw no further points forthcoming. Division 1 Llangennech went over Maesteg to the top of the table by thrashing bottom club Brynmawr 90-0 in which 14 tries were gained. Fly half Mark Jones led the way with two tries and ten conversions for a 30-point haul, while wing Kevin Jones ran in a try hat-trick. Other touchdowns came from Brad Kierstad (2), Simon Peters (2), Iestyn Evans (2), Mark Bowen, Geraint Beynon and Mike Jones. Other results
Women's International: Wales 0 England 81 (at Cardiff RFC) Universities International: Wales 35 England 0 (at Pontypridd) Division 2 West: Dunvant 36 Tondu 22 Division 3 South-West: Nantyffyllon 19 Seven Sisters 13 Division 4 South-West: Morriston 32 Aberavon Green Stars 15 Division 5 North: Bethesda 38 Machynlleth 13
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.