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.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
WRU TV: Hear from inside the Wales camp as Neil Jenkins discusses this weekend's clash with South Africa and how the squad are looking to put in a strong performance to round of the 2016 Under Armour Series