Lloyd banged over six goals in atrocious conditions at the Groe as the Bulls shrugged off an early 19-0 deficit to beat the table-toppers 26-22. Forwards Ben Duggan and Gareth Kinsey scored second-half tries for the home side.
Team manager Justin Lewis said the victory was perfect preparation for his side's Konica Minolta Cup quarter-final match at Pontypridd next Saturday.
"We were 19-0 down after only 10 minutes, but we had chosen to play into the wind in the first half and that paid off," he said.
"It wasn't a day for the backs, so in the second half, we knew we had to keep it in the forwards and keep driving it up the middle. We've missed Rob Lloyd for the last three games, because he's a Marine and he's been away, and his kicking was crucial.
"We said before the game that we could win this one, and we knew it would give us a lot of confidence ahead of playing a Premiership side at Sardis Road.
"This season is strange - we can produce this sort of performance against the good sides, but can't seem to do it against the poorer sides."
Despite the loss, Bonymaen are still warm favourites to finish on top of the league. Their nearest rivals, Beddau, had a royal chance to narrow the margin to two points but crashed 31-13 at home to fellow title contenders Newbridge.
In another game decided by the wind, Beddau led 13-11 at the break, only to concede second-half tries to forwards Chris James and Chris Payne. Newbridge outside-half Greg Jones added 16 points with the boot.
Cwmllynfell continued their fine season with a 23-15 win at Caerphilly, with Neil Thomas, Paul Davies and Jim Morgan scoring tries for the visitors, while Merthyr ran in five first-half tries in their 27-10 victory over Narberth.
Waunarlwydd shut out Fleur de Lys 15-0, with a try double to Ed Bennett, and Blackwood found their feet in the second half to come back and beat Llanharan 20-15.
Fourth-placed Whitland spurned a chance to climb the table when their home match against bottom-placed Ystrad Rhondda finished in a rare nil-all draw. The mid-table Llangennech-UWIC match was abandoned at halftime because of torrential rain. Llangennech were leading 7-5 at the time.
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.