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.
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.