The Scarlets Under 18s warmed up for their WRU Age Grade final showdown with the Ospreys next weekend with a morale boosting 13-7 victory over the Dragons at Risca.
Having already qualified from the pool, the visitors completed the double over the Gwent regions thanks to Dale Ford.
The outstanding centre, who has been an ever present in the side this season, kicked two penalties before the interval and converted his own try in the second half.
The Dragons put up some stern resistance and a converted try after the break kept them within touching distance of a Scarlets side led superbly well by No.8 and captain Steffan Phillips.
On Friday, the Scarlets Under 16s entertain Blues South at Kidwelly (2.30) needing to defeat their visitors with a bonus point and without conceding a losing bonus point.
Scarlets U16: L Treharne; G Hunter, L Harbatt, R James, P Rushesha; J Williams, R Williams; G Thomas, S O'Leary, S Lee, D Evans, J Gardiner, R Bloomfield (capt), O Powell, C Morris. Replacements: N Bowen, A Williams, D George, D Coleman, J Iles, R Evans. M Jenkins.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
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.