Tredegar Ironsides were the team of the day in the Swalec Plate, claiming a terrific 31-8 win away at Rhymney, despite sitting a league below in Division Four East.
Jonathan Mills scored two of the away sides four tries and Ryan Hall claimed 11 points from the boot to seal a memorable win.
Risca of Division Four East put in a terrific performance to stun Croesyceiliog of Division Three East 20-15 away from home, while the students of Cardiff University pulled off another upset, beating Fairwater 17-14.
Rhydyfelin were the big scorers of the day, running home six tries on their way to a 41-0 demolition of Cilfyndd.
Mike Huckeridge claimed a try as Treherbert of Division Two East overcame a late scare to edge out Brecon 14-12, and
Tonyrefail came out in top of the all-Division Four East clash, beating Pentyrch 27-17 in a thrilling contest.
Elsewhere Mountain Ash beat Nelson 26-6, and Blaina claimed an impressive away win as they beat Division Three East rivals Abertillery Blaenau Gwent 20-8.
Abercarn pulled off the shock of the round in the Swalec Bowl, the Division Five East side beat Abergavenny of Division Two East 21-17.
Tries from Nicky Lloyd and Matthew Johnson had put Abercarn 13-12 ahead at half-time before Jack Davies put the home side 20-12 ahead. A late try from Abergavenny set up a tense finish, but the home side bravely held on to ensure a famous win.
John Mayler scored two tries as Old Penarthians gained an impressive 20-0 victory away at Canton and Ross Howells also claimed a brace as Ferndale beat Rhigos 20-8, Luke Rees claimed the other try for the Bulldogs.
Dowlais were the big scorers of the day as they ran in six tries to beat St Albans 45-3.
Crumlin put in a great performance away from home to beat Cefn Coed 34-0, while Usk also won away from home, they beat Llanhilleth 10-17.
Rhiwbina won 19-14 away at Cardiff HSOB, and Pontyclun also claimed a narrow win, beating Bridgend Sports 15-9. In the remaining game in the Swalec Bowl, Abervan failed to field a side against Newtown.
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.