Builth Wells stay top of SWALEC League Division Two West after they edged past Cwmavon 14-9, but their lead at the top of the table has now been reduced to just three points.
Builth Wells stay top of Division Two West after they edged past Cwmavon 14-9, but their lead at the top of the table has now been reduced to just three points.
Bridgend Athletic, who sit in second and have a game in hand, recorded the bonus point that evaded Builth Wells, putting six tries past third placed Loughor in a 37-15 victory.
Kidwelly went two better at bottom placed Gorseinon, hitting eight in a 60-14 demolition job.
Division Three West leaders Pontyberem were even narrower winners than their Two West counterparts, squeaking to a
13-11 victory at Crymych in a third v first clash.
This allowed second place Aberystwyth to reduce Pontyberem's lead at the top to four points after their bonus point win at local rivals Lampeter Town, where they scored four tries in a 36-17 win.
Aberavon Quins also scored four tries on their travels, as the Division Three South West leaders won 33-8 at Maesteg Celtic.
Like Quins, second place Tondu recorded four tries and 33 points away from home - but their winning margin was vastly different to that of the club they now sit nine points behind.
The Waterwheelers edged out third place Glynneath 33-32 in an eight-try thriller, with the hosts picking up two losing bonus points at Abernant Park.
Llandeilo, the table toppers in Division Four West, posted an astonishing 11 tries in a 70-0 route at Pembroke, while Division Four South West leaders Bryncoch ran in seven in a 41-24 victory at Aberavon Green Stars.
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.
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