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.
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.