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.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
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.