Dunvant got back to winning ways after their opening day defeat at Maesteg with a convincing 27-17 home win over Kidwelly in SWALEC League Division 2 West.
Following last season's relegation campaign, the former top flight outfit from Swansea needed a boost and were given it by the reliable boot of scrum half Aled Lewis. His five penalties were crucial to the result and he also converted one of the tries provided by No 8 Rhys Tucker and wing Craig Lewis.
That victory provided Dunvant with their first points of the season, although the highly competitive nature of the division they have dropped down into is emphasised by the fact there are five unbeaten teams ahead of them in the table.
BP Llandarcy moved to the top of the pile courtesy of their 14-10 victory at Mumbles, while Maesteg had a single try in their 13-9 victory at Pencoed to thank for holding onto their unbeaten status.
Newly promoted Pontyberem, who only lost once in 22 league outings last season, made it two out of two as they toppled their fellow promotion side, Aberystwyth, 17-16. But they had to do it the hard way away from home, hitting back from 16-0 down.
Loughor also had a narrow squeak as they kept their record intact, winning 25-22 at Ammanford despite being outscored 2-1 on tries.
Two dropped goals from skipper and outside half Iestyn Crompton ensured Cardigan completed an amazing second half revival to beat Llandeilo in Division 3 West. The visitors were 11-0 ahead at the break before Crompton struck, clinching victory in the fourth minute of injury time with his second goal.
Crompton converted tries from home back row men Dylan Davies and Gethin Davies to set up his late, late victory shot which left Llandeilo shattered as they went down 20-18.
There was a try hat-trick for centre Carl Gabrielson in Tumble's 42-7 win at Tenby United in Division 4 West, while Amman United also enjoyed a big win on the road, running in six tries in their 41-6 triumph at Pembroke Dock Quins.
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.