A round up of Saturday's action in division one of the SWALEC League
Division One West Round-Up
Carmarthen Quins continued their domination of Division One West with a 42-7 win over Cwmllynfell. It was the Quins 18th straight league win of the season and their tenth try bonus point.
Tonmawr remain their closest challengers after their 34-10 win away at bottom-side Dunvant. Whitland resisted a late comeback from Llangennech to win 23-19 and Dwayne Eager got two tries as Bonymaen beat Carmarthen Athletic 23-8.
In the remaining games, Narberth beat Corus 26-7, and Felinfoel claimed a 12-0 victory over Maesteg.
Division One East Round-Up
Blackwood strengthened their hold at the summit of Division One East with a hard-fought 13-8 win over Ystrad Rhondda.
Second-place Newbridge lost further ground on the leaders after a shock 23-7 defeat away at Llanharan. Merthyr were the big scorers of the day, running in six tries on course to a 42-8 demolition of bottom-side Newport Saracens.
Tries from Andrew Carson and Michael Kelly handed Rumney a 24-15 win at home to Beddau and Bargoed beat strugglers Penalta 6-0 in the game at Bargoed Park.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.
The WRU officially unveiled the new pitch today in time for Wales to take on Australia in the first of the Dove Men Series autumn international matches this Saturday. Head Groundsman Lee Evans and colleague Craig Campbell reflect on the 15-week project and look ahead to a pitch perfect future at Millennium Stadium.