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.
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton say their first prioirty on Sunday in the opening game of the World Cup is to win against Uruguay and not get overly concerned with points difference.
With only days to go until the biggest rugby competition in the world begins, rugby fans visiting Cardiff this autumn will be able to enjoy a special display at National Museum Cardiff as part of the celebrations surrounding the Rugby World Cup.