Gilfach Goch and Treorchy are eyeing-up an end-of-season title showdown, as both continued their domination of Division Two East last weekend. The pair meet in four weeks time in a possible title decider.
Number 8 Matthew Llewellyn scored four brilliant tries to lead Gilfach to a 48-39 win at lowly Garndiffaith.
Chris Morris, Trystan Lazarus, Gareth Baker and Andrew Malin scored the tries for Treorchy as they were pushed hard for a 37-32 victory by Brynmawr.
There were also wins for Mountain Ash, Llantrisant and Newport Saracens, whose 34-19 victory over Abercynon was their first for almost seven months.
Aberdare as-good-as-ended St Peters' title challenge in the game of the day in Division Three South East. The home side scored tries through Matt Strong, Huw Williams and Humphrey Evans as they edged to a nervy 22-19 win to keep their own promotion ambitions alive.
They will do well to catch Penarth, however, after the league leaders steamrolled their way to a 48-5 victory over Llandaff North, centre Steve Roberts helping them on their way with a brace.
Llandaff's miserable season continued as they suffered an 18th straight defeat at home to Brecon, but Fairwater sealed what could turn out to be a vital losing bonus point in their 27-22 defeat at Hoel y Cyw.
It is sizing up to be an exciting finish to the season in Division Three East, as the top two sealed bonus point victories once again. Ian Davies scored a brace in Abergavenny's 31-5 win against Pontypool Utd. And there were two tries apiece for Daryl Cook, Ieuan Morris and Wayne Sims as Fleur de Lys kept up the pressure with a 56-12 trouncing of Croesyceiliog.
Dowlais look champions-elect of Division Four South East after all results went their way this weekend.
Number 8 Jonathan Pinch scored a brace as the leaders ended Taffs Well's title bid with a 25-19 bonus point victory.
Second-placed Cardiff HSOB are now 11 points off the pace after they went down 20-8 at Rhiwbina.
Centre Chris Stevens scored 28 points as Abertillery BG beat Machen 43-10 to strengthen their position at the top of Division Four East.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
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.