Ystrad Rhondda's three try triumph, 28-21, at Llantrisant took them to the top of Swalec Division 2 East as two other teams made it two wins out of two at the start of the season.
Ynysybwl and Penallta also kept their winning ways going as they both secured home triumphs. The 'Bwl were 19-3 victors over Llantwit Fardre with half-back partners Greg Rees and Richard Tibbs the home heroes.
Scrum half Rees sniped over for a try and also added two penalties, while outside half Tibbs converted Rees' try, dropped a goal and scored a third penalty. Meanwhile, it was Andre Soroco who starred for Penallta in their 11-8 home win over Heol y Cyw as he landed two penalties to go with centre Steve Davies' try.
Bedlinog just did enough to hold off Rhydyfelin at home, but it took 23 points from the boot of the prolific Ben Grzescia to clinch a 28-24 win. As well as converting No 8 Carl Giles' try, he also kicked seven penalties, while Kirk Richards and Garyn Lucas got the visitors' tries and Kristian Norman kicked 14 points.
Pill Harriers came up with the only away win in Division 3 East, triumphing 12-7 at Caerphilly, while there was a hat-trick of tries for Gareth Lear in Garndiffaith's 62-14 home romp against Brynmawr. James Harris converted five of Abergavenny's seven tries in their 45-10 home win over Croesyceiliog, while Risca were held to a 17-17 draw at home by Abertillery BG.
In Division 3 South-East, Llanishen notched seven tries in their 47-10 victory over a Tonyrefail side boosted by the touchline presence of Scarlets and Wales skipper Matthew Rees. Huw Bonner and Nigel Gumbleton grabbed two tries apiece and there were 13 points for Phil Thomas with a try and four conversions.
St Peter's heaped more woe on relegated Penarth as they ran in four tries through Josh Kelly (2), Matthew Khan and Tom O'Brien to win 28-12, while Nelson had 11 points from the boot of Dan Geary to thank for their slender 16-15 home triumph over Dowlais.
Wattstown picked up a try bonus in their 41-8 home win over Bridgend Sports in Division 4 South-East while Lawrence Howley scored all Pontyclun's points in a 16-9 win over Barry. There was little to choose between the sides in the other games as Abercwmboi beat Llandaff 18-13, Llandaff North came up with another away win, 23-17 at Llantwit Major, Porth Quins held on for a 10-9 home win over Nanytmoel and Pontycymmer and Penygraig drew 6-6.
Cwmbran left it late to beat Taffs Well 21-18 with a last minute try in their Division 4 East clash. The home side had two tries from Shaun Watkins and a third from Gavin Hook to the two scored by the visitors.
New Tredegar helped themselves to seven tries at Machen in a 43-11 victory, while Blaenavon crossed the Blaina line 11 times in a 75-0 triumph that included hat-tricks for Lee Wright and Dan Davies.
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.