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
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.
Geraint John has taken up the new role of WRU elite coach development manager having arrived in Wales last week. WRU TV caught up with him at the WRU rugby department's strategy day at the Millennium Stadium.
The entire Welsh Rugby Union Rugby Department gathered at the Millennium Stadium earlier this week where WRU Head of Rugby Josh Lewsey looked back on a year where structural and strategic changes have seen significant progress made
The Welsh Rugby Union has released a specially produced video to spearhead a new campaign to help promote the values of rugby union. The video, entitled Let us Play underpins the WRU rugby department's philosophy - to engage, transfer and retain players, coaches and referees.