With many sides on SWALEC Cup duty, there was a diminished programme of league rugby last weekend
Matthew Jolly made a dream debut for Tredegar, as the 17-year-old Dragons prospect scored a hat-trick of tries in his first senior game.
The Division Two East leaders travelled to Treherbert and thrashed their hosts 61-13, with six more tries being ran in by Jamie Henthorne, Steven Knight, Darren Pearce, Daffyd James and two coming from Damian Smith.
Tredegar remain 14 points clear in the division after Bedlinog, who move into second place with Mountain Ash having been in Swalec Plate action, also recorded a bonus point win with the Foxes scoring five tries in a 32-14 victory at Llantrisant.
Builth Wells, the table toppers in Division Two West, crashed to defeat at Waunarlwydd, who were comprehensive 34-17 winners.
Waunarlwydd's three tries came from Michael Francis, Daniel Joseph and Matthew Mason, with Johnny Lewis kicking the other 19 points.
The Bulls' slip-up enabled second-place Loughor to close the gap on the leaders, requiring a narrow 10-8 win at Penclawdd to do so.
Elsewhere, two table topping clubs scored 12 tries a piece. Division Three West leaders Aberystwyth came away from Amman United with a 72-3 victory, their tries coming from Liam Thomas, Matthew Green, Iestyn Jones, Sion Summers, Gareth Jeffries, Arwel Lloyd, Jason Rees, Llewellyn Evans, Eifion Gwynne and two from Rhys Richards.
And Division Three South East leaders Llanwit Fardre battered Nantymoel 77-7, with four tries from Kieran Evans, two each from Andrew Webb and Paul Davies, and others from Marcus Caudle, Lewis James, Carl Thomas and Michael Thomas.
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.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.