A round up fo results from Saturday's matches in SWALEC League Division One
Div One East Round-Up
Blackwood maintained their dominance at the top of Division One East with a comfortable 37-8 win over Rumney.
The home side ran in five tries, the pick coming from wing Kristian Perry.
Newbridge remain their closest challengers after their 23-12 triumph over Ystrad Rhondda. Lennie Woodard, Kerry Young and Richard Powell grabbed the tries for Newbridge.
Meanwhile Merthyr's miserable run continues after a 23-8 defeat at Caerphilly, andLlanhran won 20-0 away at Newport Saracens. In the remaining fixtures UWIC claimed a 25-7 win over Penalta and Beddau beat Bargoed 16-11.
Div One West Round-Up
Carmarthen Quins picked up their 16th win of the season at Whitland, running out 17-9 victors. Jason Harris and Anthony Evans went over for Quins, who remain 18 points clear at the top.
Second-place Tonmawr continued their unlikely effort to catch the runaway leaders with a 15-7 win over Narberth, with Edge Ozigwe scoring the game's winning try in the second-half.
Elsewhere, Carmarthen Athletic beat Llangennech 31-14, Corus defeated Bonymaen 38-7, Cwmllynfell edged out Felinfoel 8-3 and Maesteg saw off Dunvant 28-7.
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.