Tredegar won a seven try thriller at the top of SWALEC League Division Two East, edging out third-place Mountain Ash 27-24.
No. 8 David Ford and second row Jack Dawson both scored a try in each half to earn Tredegar a bonus point, after they had been reduced to 14 men early in the game after flanker Chris James was shown a red card on 20 minutes.
Another flanker, Joe Campbell, was sin-binned for the Division Two East leaders in the last ten minutes.
This allowed Mountain Ash the time and space to reduce their deficit from 27-17 to 27-24, earning themselves a losing bonus point.
Bedlinog stay in second place after a convincing 33-0 win over Treherbert. Geraint Edmunds, Thomas Hiscock, Gavin Jones, Lee Hevinson and Ben Grzesica scored the five tries to earn the Foxes a bonus point.
Abercynon and Abergavenny also crashed over five tries as they won 36-0 against Rhydyfelin and 33-8 against Ynysybwl respectively, while Fleur de Lys crossed four times in a 38-16 home win over Llantrisant.
Pill Harriers are the new leaders of Division Three East after a 38-10 win at Blaina. The Harriers scored six tries which included a pair from flanker David Tovey. Leighton Burrows, Gareth Hassel, Shaun Dutter and Louis Culverwell scored Pill's other tries.
They go above Garndiffaith, as do Croesyceiliog, after the former visited the later in a match that Croesyceiliog ran out 26-10 bonus point victors.
Llandaff stay top of Division Four East after they beat third-placed Tredegar Ironsides 13-3, with Barry Greenley scoring the only try of the game. Nathan Rees kicked two penalties and a conversion for the home team at Bishop's Field.
Nantyglo stay second after a 25-18 win at Chepstow, in a game where the teams shared six tries between them. Chris Davies and Jason Williams had crossed for the visitors, who won the game thanks to a penalty try.
Division Five East leaders Abercarn scored five tries in a 40-16 win over Bettws while Division Six East table-toppers Hartridge went over four times in a 30-19 victory at Crickhowell.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
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Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
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.