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.
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.