Neath's Alan Littlehale celebrated his birthday with a try against Pontypool. The Welsh All Blacks extended their lead at the top of the Principality Premiership with a bonus point victory.
But the game was disrupted for fifteen minutes to allow treatment to Pontypool's Dan Robinson who suffered a head injury and was later taken to hospital.
Newport's young fly half Niall Martin was given a baptism of fire replacing their first choice Lewis Robyn who made his debut for the Dragons Friday night. Martin was unable to prevent his side losing to Aberavon, who continue to apply pressure at the top of the division with centre Ben John picking up the only try of the game.
The big match of the weekend was at Church Bank where third placed Llandovery were playing Pontypridd. The Sardis Road-outfit came out victorious with winger Mathew Little capping off an outstanding performance with two tries.
Raining champions Llanelli inflicted further misery on bottom side Tonmawr with a bonus-point win. Three of Llanelli's four tries came from replacements, with prop Alad Hopkins getting two of them.
Elsewhere wind played its part in Swansea's victory over Cross Keys at St Helens. Although the All Whites won easily, Cross Keys can take solace in a spirited second half performance. Tom Prydie, the youngest player to ever represent the Wales, continued his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury, scoring an excellent try for Swansea.
Bedwas came out on top against Carmarthen with back-row veteran Deri Mattravers proving to be the inspiration with two tries. Rory Wood added another try while Rich Powell produced a virtuoso performance with the boot converting all three tries and four conversions.
The mid-table clash between Bridgend and Cardiff ended with the Blue & Blacks coming out on top. Cardiff's centre pairing of Owen Williams and Richard Smith were lethal throughout the game with both players getting over the try line.
The main talking point of the game came on the 73rd minute when Scott Sneddon came off the bench to be immediately sin-binned for a dangerous tackle
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event