Sean Emery, Gavin Heck and Cleris James all went over as Newbridge were forced to work hard at home for their victory over Waunarlwydd for whom Simon Hart crossed twice.
Beddau had a far easier time of it at struggling Fleur De Lys where they ran in six tries, five of which were converted, in their 40-0 rout.
But neither could close the gap on leaders Bonymaen who returned to winning ways to stay four points clear at the top of the table.
Bonymaen slipped to only their third defeat of the campaign last week with a shock reverse at relegation threatened Builth Wells.
But they shook off that disappointment to get back in the driving seat with a commanding 38-17 success against Merthyr. Wing Lyndon Johnson scored two of their five tries while fly-half Gareth Jones added 13 points with the boot.
Assistant coach Ieuan Jones said: "It was important to get back on track after the defeat at Builth. We've still got the other teams breathing down our necks but we have games in hand and we know that our destiny is in our own hands.
"Perhaps a bit of complacency crept in last week but it was a good kick and now if we win our games then we know the title is ours.
"We made hard work of it against Merthyr. After a good start we allowed them to get back into the game but we finished strongly."
At the other end of the table, Ystrad Rhondda looked to be heading to a rare victory when they lead at half-time against Llangennech through tries from Alun Roberts and Richard Wells before the visitors rallied to run out 27-13 winners.
Whitland played the last ten minutes of their clash against Uwic with just 13 men after forwards Ryan Mitchell and Randall Williams were sent to the sin bin but managed to hold on for a 29-17 win.
Gareth Edwards and Justin James scored the crucial tries for Llanharan who edged out Caerphilly 18-7 in a nail-biting encounter at the Dairy Field while Cwmllynfell came from behind to beat Blackwood 20-7 after trailing at half-time.
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
The Welsh Rugby Union has recently teamed up with Prostate Cymru to help the charity launch its latest campaign to raise awareness of the disease. Members of the Wales squad helped produce a short video and promotional material for the campaign titled 'The Best Defence - is to know the FACTS'.