Tries from Andrian Owen, Mark Anderson, Merion Thomas and Scott Davies saw Mountain Ash claim a bonus point in their 22-5 win over Ynysybwl. The win gives Mountain Ash a welcome five points going into the New Year.
John Tremura and Gavin Close grabbed two tries each to help Rhydyfelin on their way to a 43-15 victory over bottom-side Treherbert.
Rhydyfelin ran in seven tries in total to heap more misery on Treherbert who have now lost ten games out of ten in the league this season.
Croesyceiliog beat Nelson 13-7 in the game of the day in Division Three East. Tries from Scott and Hicks saw the home side leapfrog their visitors into second position in the table.
Pill Harriers came out 26-14 winners against mid-table rivals Gwernyfed, tries from Richard Tuck, Craig Lloyd and Matt Williams set the home side on their way, but it was eleven points from the boot of Rowlands that put daylight between the two sides.
Pontypool United gained a comfortable 16-5 win over Cwmbran to end their year on a high, and leave themselves well positioned in the chasing pack.
Llantwit Fardre made it nine wins out of nine with a 13-0 win away at Brecon, and remain top of Division Three South-East.
Treorchy also remain unbeaten after their 27-10 win against St Peters, but closed the gap on the leaders after tries from Andrew Malin, Craig Payne, Gareth Beer and Peter Hutchins, ensured a bonus point.
Jamie Cavell grabbed two tries as Fairwater beat Nantymoel 41-6 and Llanishen kept up their pressure on the leaders with a six try-haul as they smashed Penarth 39-12.
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.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.