UWIC are all-but-confirmed as champions of Division One East - despite not taking to the field last weekend.
With the students out-of-action, second-placed Bargoed had the chance to close the gap at the top to two points heading in to the final weeks of the season.
But they were smashed by rivals Bargoed in a high-scoring thriller, which leaves the race for second wide open.
The hosts ran-in seven tries through Ashley Norton, Rhys Humphreys, Ricky Cochlin, Adam Cullen, Lee Williams, Gareth Dare and Jamie Howells.
Llanharan replied through a brace-apiece by Elliot Foiles and Lee Thorne, but they were well beaten in the end, 52-31.
Caerphilly were relegated after they were destroyed by Blackwood at Glan yr Afon Park. Gareth Price and Mark Birkraer braces were among the nine Blackwood tries as they sealed the visitors' fate with a 61-7 triumph.
Things are getting tight for the second relegation spot, and Ystrad Rhondda took a huge step towards safety with a fine 35-17 victory over
Tredegar. Shaun Robson bagged a double, and Nathan Hughes, Alex Webber and Mazin al-Azlani also touched-down for the hosts.
They are now level on points with Beddau, who played out a thrilling 32-32 draw with Merthyr.
Lewis Jones and Viv Owen both crossed twice for Beddau as they sealed what could turn out to be a precious two points.
Bedlinog can now begin to look ahead after confirming their safety with a 26-17 victory against Rumney. Martin Luckwell, Phil Cocharan and Martin Jones scored the hosts' tries.
Builth Wells pulled off one of the results of the season in Division One West as they beat third-placed Narberth, 19-17.
Tries by George Jenkins and Andy Garrod for Builth were cancelled out by scores for Michael Thomas and Nick Clancy for Bonymaen, who led 17-16 with two minutes remaining. It was then left to Builth star John Thurston to slot over a late penalty and seal a famous victory for the hosts.
That result also saw Whitland confirmed as second place finishers, despite them being given a lesson in running rugby from champions Tonmawr.
Scores from Juan Socino (2), Tal Selley, Gareth John and Darryl Harvey, plus a penalty try, saw Tonmawr to a 45-20 victory at the Memorial Ground.
Bridgend seem to be heading for safety after they beat Carmarthen 32-12. Tom Grabham, Lloyd Peers and a Matthew Morgan double saw them to an important bonus-point triumph.
Felinfoel sealed their safety with a 43-23 victory at relegated Cymllynfell and Bridgend Athletic beat Corus 44-24.
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.