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.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.