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 Sevens are looking to re-group after a disappointing tournament last time out in South Africa. The next double leg in New Zealand and Las Vegas offers Gareth Williams a chance to redeem themselves.
Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
Christmas has come early at Glynneath rugby club, one of a number around Wales who have received an array of merchandise and equipment this December courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union's £750,000 participation points scheme.
The WRU have been delivering on the scheme - which gives individual clubs access to up to £5,000 worth of supplies and equipment each for the 2014/2015 season - over the last two weeks and today (Friday) were received by a special guest in Glynneath, club president and pitch marker Max Boyce.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.