Lewis Hudd fires out a pass before Bridgend full back Jamie Murphy can intervene.
Bedwas surrendered a first half lead to allow Bridgend to take the spoils in a keenly contested game at the Bridge Field with a 14-25 victory.
The first quarter hour was evenly contested with neither side creating an opportunity to score.
Bedwas broke the deadlock after 16 minutes when veteran No 8 Deri Mattravers broke off the back of a scrum to run in under the sticks, Richard Powell converted.
Bridgend bounced back with a Ross Jones penalty before adding a try of their own from Adam Williams, Jones missing the conversion before Mattravers added his second try again from the back of a scrum as the Bedwas forwards shunted their opponents backwards, Powell converted.
Bridgend tried to get back into the game but made errors at crucial stages.
With the wind at their backs for the second half Bridgend were a transformed side.
Full back Jamie Murphy crossed for a try out wide converted by Jones to put Bridgend ahead for the first time.
Jones added a second penalty, as both sides vied for a match clinching score. It finally came Bridgend's way as a break by Jones put right wing Luke Morgan in for a try. Jones missed the conversion but Bedwas could not breach the deficit as Bridgend held on for a deserved win.
Next Saturday, Bedwas travel to the Arms Park, Cardiff for their last Principality Premiership game of the 2013-14 season, kick-off is at 2-30pm.
Wales Head Coach Rob Howley talks to WRU TV's Sebastian Barrett about the 36-man squad he has just named for the forthcoming Under Armour series, which includes two uncapped players, Ospreys duo Sam Davies and Rory Thornton.
Head coach Rowland Phillips is deligthed he can now call BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park home for his Wales Women's side, who launch their international season next month with games against Scotland and UK Armed Forces in the heart of the capital city.
Wales Sevens star Sam Cross has put his home town club of Brynmawr on the map after winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics with Team GB. His club have now honoured him by naming their players bar after him, as WRU TV discovered at the official launch, recently.
One of the newest members of the Principality Premiership, Bargoed admit it's proving to be a steep learning curve at the highest level, but are determined to become a force to be reckoned with. WRU TV visited the club last weekend when they took on Llanelli.
Table-topping Aberavon travel to north Wales to tackle RGC 1404 as both teams defend unbeaten starts to the season in the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie visited the Wizards to see how their preparations were going for the game of the weekend.
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.