Blackwood continued their march towards the Division One East title after increasing their lead to seven points with an eight-try rout over Penallta.
The Caerphilly-based club held a two-point advantage at the top of the table with two games in hand but extended the margin over nearest rivals Newbridge who had the weekend off.
Two tries each from wing Kristian Perry, centre Gareth Price and scrum-half Rhys Hallet together with scores from number eight Dean Gibb and Trevor James allowed Blackwood to canter home 54-15.
Third-placed Merthyr suffered a setback with a 41-26 defeat at Llanharan as doubles from wing Lee Thorne and centre Lloyd Thomas did the damage in the six-try victory.
Bargoed gained ground on the leaders by clinching a 30-3 bonus-point win at Rumney.
Brothers Darren and Rhys Humphries crossed while tries from Mike Roberts and Lee Pearson gained the extra point to seal a convincing victory.
Carmarthen Quins look certainties to be crowned Division One West champions after their 42-17 demolition of second-placed Narberth.
Jason Harris bagged two of the away side's five tries to put them 22 points clear at the top.
The only sour point for the runaway leaders was the red card of Martin Morgan for a striking an opponent on 63 minutes.
The result enabled Tonmawr to leap into second thanks to their 27-14 win over Carmarthen Athletic.
Nigel Francis guided the visitors with a seocnd-half try in a 17-point tally to complement tries from Gareth John and Will Price.
A Tom Brooks try handed Bonymaen a decisive 10-8 home win over fellow strugglers Cwmllynfell who grabbed a consolation score through Alan Stere.
And in the remaining game a late Ellis Phillips try helped Llangennech - in another low-scoring contest - on their way to a 10-3 victory over Maesteg.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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