Division Two West outfit Aberystwyth needed extra time to beat a spirited Llandeilo in the SWALEC Bowl second round. Fly-half Carwyn ap Murddyn delivered a match-winning performance for Aberystwyth, scoring all of his sides points as they squeezed home, 20-17
Division Four West table-toppers Milford Haven continued their good form, sealing a place in the next round by thumping Betws. Two tries apiece for flanker Gareth Fawcett and hooker Craig Smith saw them to a 43-25 win.
Senghenydd, of Division Five South East, sprung a surprise against Division Four Cardiff HSOB. Scrum-Half Alun Ford led the way, scoring 18 points, including two tries, as Senghenydd ran out winners, 43-7.
Cousins Nicky and Chris Stevens starred for Division Four East Abertillery BG as they hammered Aberbeeg. Both scored two tries and fly-half Chris added six conversions, while there was also a brace for flanker Greg Lane as the hosts ran out winners, 52-12.
Wing David Smith scored a hattrick as Division Five East side Oakdale recorded a fine 18-11 win over Division Four Crumlin.
Risca wing Luke Savigar-Jones ran in four tries as the Division Four South East side beat Blaina United 100-0.
Division Four East outfit Old Illtydians crashed out at the hands of Division Six Central Llanrumney. Lock Gareth Collier and wing Kieron Ford both scored twice to see Llanrumney to victory, 40-28.
Porth hung on for a nervy win against their Division Four South East rivals Pontyclun. Tries from wings Callum Rowe and Anthony James sealed an 18-17 victory.
Cymtwrch, Ynysddu, Taffs Well and Barry are among the other sides progressing to round three.
BP Llandarcy might be flying high in Division Two West, but they needed a slice of luck - and extra time - to get past Division Three South West side Seven Sisters in the SWALEC Plate first round. With the sides level at 3-3 after 80 minutes, the visitors needed a late try from Darren Fender to avoid embarrassment, holding out for an 8-3 win.
There was an upset at Division Two East Abercynon, where the hosts crashed out to Hoel y Cyw, who had tries from Ashley Dominick and centres Ben Thomas and Chris Howe to thank for their 26-25 win.
Abergavenny are also through after beating their Division Three East rivals Pontypool United. Tries from no 8 James Williams and wings John Hitchinson and Ian Davies saw them to a 31-20 triumph.
The other sides safely through to the next round include Gardiffaith, Tylorstown, Mold and Penallta.
Porthcawl recently received a WRU facilities grant and funding from Natwest RugbyForce in order to give their changing rooms a facelift. This came after receiving £10,000 in a WRU facilities grant last year to tarmac their car park. The improvements have already helped to make the club more accessible, not only for their own members and players but for the whole community.
The Welsh Rugby Union has launched a new, accredited Safeguarding and Protecting Children course - funded by the WRU and delivered in partnership with Sport Wales and the NSPCC - fo rugby club volunteers around Wales.
The SWALEC semi-final draws threw up some mouth-watering clashes in the Cup, Plate and Bowl as the 12 teams aim for the Millennium Stadium Finals Day. All the semi-finals are to be played on the weekend of April 12.
Welsh whistler Rhys Thomas continues to scale the heights of the game as he prepares to be an official in this weekend's Hong Kong Sevens tournament, undoubtedly the showpiece event on the World Series calendar.
Wales International Ian Evans and Wales and Lions legend Scott Quinnell swapped rugby balls for paint pots at Tonna during the RBS 6 Nations. They surprised club players with a special clubhouse makeover to launch NatWest RugbyForce 2014 - a programme developed in partnership with the WRU to make rugby clubs stronger businesses by improving and renovating their facilities with the support of volunteers and the local community.
Fresh from claiming the Bowl honours in Tokyo last Sunday, the Wales Sevens squad have settled into their routine as they prepare for this weekend's Hong Kong tournament where Iolo Evans is aiming high, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers.
The Welsh Rugby Union has recently teamed up with Prostate Cymru to help the charity launch its latest campaign to raise awareness of the disease. Members of the Wales squad helped produce a short video and promotional material for the campaign titled 'The Best Defence - is to know the FACTS'.
Defending champions Coleg Sir Gar reached their second consecutive Millennium Stadium final as they defeated Coleg Gwent in the WRU Wednesday Under 18 play-off. Watch highlights of their narrow 10-8 win here.