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.
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.