With the end of the Division Two East season in sight, the only game of the weekend was between Rhydyfelin and Penallta, and the home side continued their late charge with an impressive win.
The hosts, who are now in third with a week to go, had a truly special performance by full-back David Gratton to help them to a seven-try, 46-13 triumph.
Gratton scored four tries and added seven points with the boot, while there were also scores by Dean Scarf (2) and Kyle Perry to see Rhydyfelin home.
Newport HSOB are now safe in Division Three East after a fine 13-3 victory at home to Rhymney. Captain Will Lowe scored the only try of the game late on and full-back Will Edwards added eight points with the boot as Newport secured another season in the division.
Pontypool United also got the point they needed to stay up, despite going down 17-16 against Croesyceiliog.
There is still all to play for at the top of Division Four East after Talywain went level on points with leaders Abertillery BP. But they missed out on what may prove to be a vital bonus point in beating New Tredegar, 26-20.
Luke Palmer, Martin Savage and Bevan Howells crossed for the hosts, whose final game is against third placed Risca on Tuesday evening.
Champions Oakdale failed to win for only the second time this season in Division Five East, as they were held to a 13-13 draw by Brynithel. Mark Perrot and Sean Pitt crossed for the visitors, while Trevor James hit back for Oakdale.
Already-relegated Pontllanfraith's miserable season continued as they lost 39-24 at Hartridge.
Beaufort were crowned champions of Division Six without taking to the field on Saturday, as closest challengers Cefn Fforest failed to get a bonus point in their 13-3 win against bottom side Cwm.
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.