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.
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