A round up of results from the East and West Divsions of the SWALEC League
Bargoed lept to the top of Division One East following a second successive bonus point victory over early leaders Llanharan.
Merthyr are level with Bargoed on points after they squeezed out the students of Uwic 37-34.
Blackwood moved up the table thanks to their 25-0 win at Newport Saracens while Newbridge also gained ground on the leaders after beating Beddau 27-19.
Caerphilly took maximum points with four tries in their 41-27 win over Rumney while Penallta beat local rivals Ystrad Rhondda 21-14. Ystrad remain bottom of the table.
Tonmawr romped to the day's biggest victory in Wales with a 78-7 win over hapless Carmarthen Athletic.
Wing Ryan Bayliss scored four in the 12-try rout though Tonmawr are still trailing the other Carmarthen club, Quins, who won the top of the table clash against Narberth 42-20 thanks to 22 points from full-back Gareth Cull.
Cwmllynfell beat Bonymaen 20-18 while Felinfoel also claimed a first win of the season, 13-5 against bottom side Dunvant.
Maesteg moved to fifth after beating Llangennech 24-14 and Whitland remained in touch with the leaders after a 14-10 success against Corus.
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.