Ebbw Vale extended their lead at the top of the Swalec Championship and secured local bragging rights thanks to a narrow 13-19 victory over Pontypool.
Tries from Carl Meyer and Wes Cunliffe gave the Steelmen a 3-13 lead at halftime, and despite a Steve Pooler score a Ronny Keynes try secured the points.
At the other end of the table Beddau squeezed past Bridgend Athletic 17-15. Glen Slater scored twice as Beddau cruised to a 14-point lead but Bridgend rallied, with Steve Lewis missing a last minute conversion to secure the draw.
There was another tight game at Blackwood, with Alex Jenkins' last minute try giving Narberth a 30-28 victory.
Bargoed also won at the death as they beat Cardiff Met 16-17, with the whistle going straight after fly-half Joel Prosser converted Lee Peterson's try.
There was a more straightforward affair at the Welfare Ground as Newbridge sailed to a comfortable 31-0 win over bottom of the table Bonymaen, with Richard Powell converting all four tries.
Twenty points from Cody Rees gave Llanharan a 34-27 win over Tata Steel, a win which moves them clear of The Saints.
Tata Steel outscored Llanaran four tries to three, with Ross Pritchard going over twice, but the boot of Rees guided Llanharan to victory.
Elsewhere, RCG 1404 beat Tondu easily away from home. RCG scored eight tries, with braces for Hopkins and Hugh Grundy, as the Waterwheelers were easily dispatched.
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.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.