Tredegar notched the biggest victory in their history as they thumped Pontyllanfraith 90-0 in the first round of the SWALEC Cup.
It was a case of deja vu for the visitors from Division 4 East as they shipped 14 tries. The lasat time the two teams met, in the Ben Francis Cup a decade ago, Tredegar won 88-0.
It was that record margin of victory that the class of 2008 overtook as they strode into the second round with five players crossing for a brace of tries - Rob Smith, Damien Smith, Jamie Henthorn, Jack Dawson and Wayne Sims.
The rout was completed with further tries from Ian Evans, Rob James, Ian Marsh and Ryan Thomas. Greg Jones chipped in with 10 conversions.
Another North Gwent side, Abertillery BG, were celebrating an amazing comeback after they overturned a 19-0 interval deficit to score three tries and level the scores at 19-19 at Hirwaun to take the game into extra-time. Despite 20 minutes more play, neither side was able to score again and Abertillery BG went through as the away side.
Having conceded 19 points in 40 minutes, the visitors kept their line intact for the next hour to snatch victory. Their tries came from Luke Pegler, darren Miles and Chris Stephens, who also landed two conversions.
There were 21 points from Scott Perry in Rhydyfelin's 44-5 home win over Rhymney, while there was an upset at the home of Division Two East club Abercynon as they slid to a 27-24 defeat at the hands of Division Four South-West outfit Taibach.
There were three tries for the visitors and 12 poiints from the boot of outside half Mark McSweeney. Lyndon Lewis and Damion Withey crossed for home tries and Matthew Turner kicked 14 points.
There was last minute drama at Machen as Newcastle Emyln grabbed a try in the closing seconds to avoid defeat. That score hauled them back from the brink and enabled them to run out 30-26 victors over a team one division below them.
Legendary cup giant killers St Peter's got their campaign off to a good start as they overturned a team from a Divison higher than them, Ammanford. The Division Two West side were beaten 23-17 by their hosts from Division Three East.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.