Blackwood and Carmarthen Quins are in towering positions on top of SWALEC Division One East and West respectively.
Both teams romped to bonus point victories, helping consolidate their huge leads at the head of the two tables. Blackwood were 40-16 winners over Llanharan, with Ryan Lee running in two of his sides five tries. Luke Knight, Rhys Hallett and David James grabbed the other three as Blackwood went 19 points clear at the top of Division One East.
This came after second-place Newbridge dropped two points in a 27-27 draw with Merthyr, despite scoring the four tries needed for a bonus point. Lenny Woodard, Gary Will and Ken Young were crossed for Newbridge, who also scored a penalty try, but Darren Davies hit a hat-trick to ensure Merthyr gained a draw.
Newport Saracens remain rooted to the bottom after being thrashed 57-14 by UWIC, with Alan Awcock, Ed Tellwright and Matthew John all scoring two each for the eight-try students.
Penalta picked up a losing bonus point as they fell 13-6 at Beddau, Caerphilly ran in five tries to beat Bargoed 43-21 and Ystrad Rhondda won 26-17 away at Rumney.
At the top of Division One West, Carmarthen Quins remain 23 points clear at the top after beating Maesteg 31-3 on the road. Winger Ryan Llewellyn scored in each half, with Andrew Thomas and Gareth Cull adding further tries to earn Quins their 11th bonus point of the season.
Second-place Tonmawr scored nine tries in a 62-3 victory over Felinfoel, Gareth John and Aca Ratuva grabbing two each.
James Pike and Mark Harvey scored two tries each for Corus, who won 31-3 against Dunvant.
Bonymaen won 14-10 at Llangennech, Cwmllynfell were 19-14 victors at Whitland and both sides scored four tries in Narberth's 30-27 win at Carmarthen Athletic.
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.