Blues Under 18s maintained their winning start to the WRU Age Grade season with a nine-try victory over Gogledd Cymru at the Ely Memorial Ground.
Having beaten the Scarlets 18-6 in their opening game at Parc y Scarlets two weeks previous, the Blues out on their Sunday best to brush aside a plucky but under-powered Gogledd side 57-0.
Owen Sheppeard kicked off the try fest inside five minutes and after that it was something of a procession as the hosts dominated at forward and used their extra pace behind the scrum to secure a bonus point before half time.
Darren Harris added number two on a dozen minutes before two in quick succession from Richard Lovering took the game right away from the visitors who have now conceded 135 points in their opening three games.
Admittedly, the stuck to their guns and did their best to stem the second half tide. However, after Matt Roberts had grabbed his first try of the season, Ellis Jenkins crossed for a sixth and Sam Campbell raced in for a quick-fire hat-trick - the first in the competition this season.
Lewis Williams added two conversions and Joseph Griffin, whose 13 points had been the difference at the Scarlets earlier this month, kicked four.
The Blues South Under 16s, who had kicked off the season in disappointing fashion, hit back from successive defeats against the Scarlets and Ospreys with a morale boosting 33-15 victory over Gogledd Cymru at Rumney RFC.
The South scored four tries through Jacob Morgan, Lloyd Chalk, Gareth Thompson and Luke O'Brien with Thompson kicking three penalties and two conversions for good measure. For Gogledd there were three tries from Dion Jones, Michael Jones and Aron Evans.
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.