PONTYPRIDD 25, GLASGOW 20
Glasgow's title hopes in the Welsh/Scottish League took another dent as they lost a second successive game on Welsh soil despite outscoring their hosts by two tries to one.
Both tries came in an enterprising first-half and Cook Islands international Tommy Hayes converted both and laneded a penalty for the visitors.
Socttish centre Andy Henderson raced clear from the 22 to nothc the first try and then wing Rory kerr grabbed another on the stroke of half-time.
By then, Ponty had kept themselves in the hunt with three penalties from Fijian outside half Nicky Little, but it took a gem of a try from centre Jason Lewis five minutes after the break to give them a chance of victory.
Little added the conversion and them slotted a 30 metre penalty on the hour to give Ponty the lead for the first time.
Little's fifth goal stretched the lead, but Hayes grabbed one back to leave the game on a knife edge.
Then, in the dying minutes, replacement outside half Ceri Sweeney kicked the home side's sixth penalty to secure the points.
SCORERS: Pontypridd: Try: J Lewis; Con: N Little; Pens: N Little 5, C Sweeney.
Glasgow: Tries: A Henderson, G Kerr; Cons: T Hayes 2; Pens: T Hayes 2.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.
The WRU officially unveiled the new pitch today in time for Wales to take on Australia in the first of the Dove Men Series autumn international matches this Saturday. Head Groundsman Lee Evans and colleague Craig Campbell reflect on the 15-week project and look ahead to a pitch perfect future at Millennium Stadium.