Blues full back Dan Fish scored a hat-trick of tries to steer Cardiff to a 29-17 win over Aberavon in the Principality Premiership.
Back row Luke Hamilton made it a bonus point win for the visitors as he crashed over for a fourth try. But even though the Blue and Blacks were well in control of the game, leading 17-3 at the break, the conceded two second half tries when they were reduced to 13 men.
Outside Ceiron Thomas and Jonathan Edwards both saw yellow within the space of a minute and that allowed the Wizards to hit back with tries from Aaron Jones and John Phillips.
Llanelli and Bridgend certainly provided value for money for the fans at Parc y Scarlets in a game of 13 tries and 82 points. In the end the home side came out on top 46-36.
Bridgend went away with a try bonus point after running in six tries, two of which came from Ospreys full back Ross Jones, but Llanelli had wrapped up their bonus point by the break.
Wing Josh Adams, hooker Kirby Myhill, outside half Josh Lewis and a penalty try gave them a 26-14 interval lead.
In the second half there were three more tries from the centre pair of Kyle Evans and Steffan Evans (2) and Lewis ended with 13 points with four conversions to go with his try.
IRB World Junior Player of the Year Sam Davies kicked three second half penalties and a conversion for Swansea to give them a 16-13 second half lead over Carmarthen Quins at St Helens, but it wasn't enough to see the All Whites home.
The Quins conjured up two second half tries after leading 6-0 at the break.
Centre Dylan Morgan got the first and then Wales' sevens expert Lee Williams crossed for the match winner.
Bedwas got back to winning ways after their heavy home defeat to Cardiff last weekend as they beat Neath 37-26 at the Gnoll.
Richard Powell was the hero as he kicked six penalties and converted two of his side's three tries for a match tally of 22 points.
Richard Wilkes, Steve Cullen and Luc Jones crossed for first half tries for the visitors while Ashley Evans and Ceri Young scored a try in each half for Neath.
There was also 16 points from the boot of Dai Langdon.
Cross Keys picked up a bonus point in beating Llandovery 29-13, while league leaders Pontypridd host Newport in the S4C live match on Sunday.
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.