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.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.