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.
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
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.