Weather conditions like those experienced at the Liberty Stadium (above) have decimated today's club programme.
Freezing temperatures again plagued the Swalec Leagues with the vast majority of games being postponed due to frozen pitches with only four games being played.
In Three South East, Heol-Y-Cww travelled to St Peters and came away with a 14-3 win. Wing Ashley Dommett scored the games only try and Mike Huckridge kicked three penalties in the triumph, with St Peters's three points coming through the boot of scrum-half Owen Smith.
In Five East Caldicot claimed a bonus-point victory with a 34-21 win against Hartridge. Craig Powell, Matthew Hill, Sion Lewis and Mark Jenkins all crossed for tries for the homeside, in a win that moves them to fifth in the division.
In Five South East there was again only one game. St Albans had been leading Cowbridge, 16-15, in the final minutes, but Ed Lakin struck a fine penalty in the final minute to steal a 16-18 win for the visitors.
In the West only the game between Pyle and Glyncarrwyg survived the weather. The home side managed to hold on for a hard fought 10-8 victory to leapfrog Aberavon Greenstars and top division Four South West.
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'.
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.