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
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series