On a perfect day for running rugby the west divisions delivered with 259 tries. Ten of these were scored at The Verlands, where Waunarlwydd overcame Pencoed with a 49-22 triumph.
Pencoed wing, Chris Jones, raced clear for two tries, but it was not enough and the visitors touched down seven times. Andrew Spowart grabbed a double, while Liam Williams, Robert Bagley, prop Steffan Jones and his namesake Steffan Jones on the flank all touched down.
In Division Three West, Morriston held on for a 35-32 win over Cardigan. Morriston looked to be home and dry with ten minutes to go, up 32-18, thanks to tries from Steve Evans, Connor Dower, Paul Wopham and Peter Roberts. But a late rally from the home side with fly half Michael Diggle touching down twice ran the visitors close. But it was not enough and Morriston went away with 5-points.
Elsewhere in a dour event Llandeilo scraped past Llanelli Wanderers with an 11-6 win, Osian Williams scoring the game's only try.
Third-placed Crymych were in better form and ran in eight tries in an eleven try, 52-22 triumph over Llanybydder. Rhys Jones, Carwyn Evans and Rhodri Davies scored the tries for the visitors but it was not enough to overcome the Preselimen. Matt Hamilton touched down twice and he was joined on the scoreboard by Guto Griffiths, Simon James, Tomos Jones, Nick Bevan and Gareth Davies.
In Division Three South West, Tondu closed the gap on pace setters Skewen, after a 25-18 at Tennant Park. Tries by Gareth Morris and Edward Price helped the home side in to an 18-8 halftime lead but the Waterwheelers hit back with second half tries from Paul Smithson and Darren Thomas. A further seven points from the boot of Dean Thomas was enough to beat the league leaders.
There was another top three clash in Division Four West with second placed Pontarddulais facinf third placed Tenby United at Coed Bach Park. The Seasiders came out on top, with a 26-25 win on the road. But it could have been a very different story, had the host's Jonathan Lloyds' last minute penalty not dropped agonizingly short of the posts.
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.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.