Maesteg captain Gareth Edwards hold the SWALEC League Two West trophy after receiving it from WRU Director District D representative Alan Jones.
Maesteg were crowned champions of SWALEC League Division Two West with a hard-earned victory over Kidwelly at Llynfi Road.
Maesteg were crowned champions of Division Two West with a hard-earned victory over Kidwelly at Llynfi Road.
The hosts were behind with only minutes to spare against their fellow promotion-chasers - and were only still in-touch thanks to six penalties from the boot of fly-half Robbie Evans. But wing Chris Jones popped up to score the decisive late try and seal the title in style.
With second-placed BP Llandarcy without-a-game, Waunarlydd stepped up their promotion push with a crushing victory over Aberavon Quins. Johnny Davies and Daniel Joseph each bagged a brace, and Nathan Hart, Alun Pope and Tom Gronow also crossed as they eased to a 43-15 triumph.
Tondu are still dreaming of championship glory in Division Three South West after they smashed Cwmavon at Pandy Park. With leaders Skewen not playing this weekend, Tondu are now seven points behind with a game in hand.
Wing-pair Craig Fox and Darren Thomas led the way for the hosts with a brace of tries each. There were also scores for Matthew Morgan and Dean Howard as the Waterwheelers proved too strong, winning 39-14.
With most of their fellow strugglers not in action, Nantyfyllon ensured their own safety with a fine 31-29 victory over Ystalyfera.
Hooker Richard Hicks scored a double, while there were also scores for his front-row colleague Michael Harries, flanker Ryan Osgood and scrum-half Lloyd O'Connor. But it took a superb touchline kick in the last minute by substitute fly-half Lee Bumford to seal the points for the hosts.
Elsewhere Glynneath moved up to second with a 50-6 humiliation of relegated Maesteg Quins and Seven Sisters pulled off a memorable 30-17 win against Kenfig Hill.
Newcastle Emlyn were confirmed champions of Division Three West - despite going down 18-13 at second-placed Llandeilo.
Skipper Chris Mosely and wing Emyr Jones scored for the hosts, but Emlyn got the single bonus-point they needed to confirm the title.
Llandeilo, meanwhile, confirmed their promotion play-off place with the victory.
At the other end, Lampeter moved a step closer to guaranteeing their survival with a 15-0 victory over relegated Llanybydder.
Wing Lyn Jones and full-back Tim Evans crossed for the hosts, who now need just a point to seal their place in the league for next season.
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.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event