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
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'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made