Llantrisant stormed four points clear at the top of SWALEC League Division Two after capitalising on Gilfach Goch's slip at Bedlinog.
While the early leaders were being kicked out of first place by Bedlinog's Richard Heath, who kicked four penalties to edge out Gilfach Goch 12-6 in a tight encounter, Llantrisant were making far easier work of Treherbert.
Second-row Sam Williams scored twice as Llantrisant ran in seven tries to take an early grip on the division ahead of their rivals.
Tredegar slipped to third after losing 31-24 to local rivals Brynmawr for whom flanker Gavin Napp scored twice while at the other end of the table, Fleur de Lys claimed their first win when Richard Jones' late try beat Rhydyfelin locked at 25-18.
Llanishen enjoyed themselves in the sun with a 52-6 win over Cardiff rivals Old Illtydians in Division Three south-east
while Treorchy gained another bonus-point win at Aberdare, 35-20.
Gwernyfed and Garndiffaith lead the way in Division Three after their victories, 29-7 at New Tredegar and 29-15 at Cwmbran respectively.
Barry Greenley, Paul Rees, Chris Voyce, Stuart Ornick and Nathan Rhys all scored as Llandaff lowered the colours of Division Four leaders Nantyglo, 29-21 in Cardiff to take over top spot themselves.
In Division Four south-west, Dowlais had little trouble dispatching Porth 48-12 while Jack Davies and Gavin Stokes both scored twice as Abercarn produced the performance of the day in Division Five East, beating Llanhilleth 37-7.
Barry scrapped out a second tight victory in a row, getting the better of Cilfynydd 12-7 in Division Five south-east.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.