Cardiff banished their blues after failing to reach the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup for the first time as they blitzed Glasgow to consolidate their place in third position in the Welsh/Scottish League.
Despite having to withstand considerable pressure in the first-half against a strong wind, the blue and blacks hit back with a try on the stroke of half-time to cut their deficit to two points.
Glasgow could only muster three penalties by their outside half Graeme Kiddie with the wind at their backs and as soon as Williams skipped over for his try, which Nicky Robinson converted, the game was always in their grasp.
Three more tries flowed in the second half, from Matt Allen, Gary Powell and Francois Mounier, and Robinson added two conversions and a penalty to give the home side a much needed boost with a 29-12 victory.
For Glasgow it was only their third defeat in eight games, although things are likely to get harder for them when the Six Nations comes around and puts added pressure on their leading players.
Meanwhile, at Virginia Park, Sonny Parker took the starring role as Pontypridd continued their climb up the table with a 36-16 victory over Caerphilly.
Parker ran in two of his side's three tries. Fijian outside half Nicky Little helped himself to 21 points for the visitors.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.
Dodgy tattoos, carthorses, Avatar and soft chins are revealed by Wales Sevens players Tom Williams and Sam Cross as they profile the Wales Sevens squad taking part in Hong Kong this weekend in the latest round of the HSBC Sevens World Series.