Llanelli held on to top spot in the Principality Premiership after beating Newport 17-13 at Rodney Parade.
Llanelli lock Aaron Shingler bagged a brace of tries for the winners who looked down and out when Andrew Coombs crashed over for the Black and Ambers in the closing minutes.
Aberavon were home and dry early in the second half when they led Bridgend 40-3 at the Talbot Athletic Ground. The Wizards went on to amass eight tries as the Ravens were put to the sword, 52-15.
Champions Neath had lost three of their last four league games but they did just enough to beat bottom-of-the-table Llandovery 28-8 at Church Bank. The Drovers never gave up and it was a late try from wing Gareth James and two penalties that gave the score line a flattering look for the winners.
A Leon Andrews penalty 12 minutes from time gave Cross Keys a 13-10 victory over Bedwas at the Bridge Field. Keys had opened up a ten-point gap when Gareth Maule crossed to add to a Ryan James touchdown. Bedwas stormed back with a Steve Gardner try converted by Stuart Thomas who also added a penalty to level the score until Andrews' late winning kick.
Cardiff led Glamorgan Wanderers 11-6 at the break in a match at the Arms Park that saw the return of 44-times capped Rhys Williams. Wanderers outscored the home side 2-1 on tries but the trusty boot of Lee Jarvis edged Cardiff to victory.
Ebbw Vale led 20-10 at St Helen's against Swansea early in the second period but an injury-time conversion by James Dixon helped the All Whites to a 20-20 draw.
Pontypridd beat Pontypool 30-12 in the final Premier match with Gavin Dacey crossing for a brace for the winners. Dai Flanagan converted all three Ponty tries and kicked three penalties for a 15 point haul.
Wales Sevens are looking to re-group after a disappointing tournament last time out in South Africa. The next double leg in New Zealand and Las Vegas offers Gareth Williams a chance to redeem themselves.
Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
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.