There will be plenty of sore heads in Tredegar this Monday after their side were crowned Champions of Division Two East
The champions did in style with a 50-5 victory over Abergavenny including seven tries. Their nearest rivals Bedlinog hardly went down without a fight, posting a 98-14 triumph over Fleur De Lys, Thomas Hiscock was the stand-out player from a rampant Bedlinog side, claiming five tries.
Treherbert fell to their 19th straight defeat of the season at the other end of the table, with a 57-10 home defeat against mid-table Brynmawr.
Garndiffaith took one step closer to the Division Three East championship with a 55-16 win at Newport HSOB. Outside-half Gavin Ashman claimed a personal haul of 20 points from the boot.
New Tredegar look doomed to relegation after their 17th defeat of the season with a 23-3 home defeat against Blaina.
The Division Three South East title race looks set to go down to the wire after Treorchy kept in touch Llantwit Fardre with an eleven-try, 71-3 win over Brecon. Llantwit Fardre hold a six-point lead at the top after their 22-18 win over Penarth.
Llandaff closed in on the Division Four East title with a 35-3 win over strugglers Chepstow, but still saw their lead cut by one point after Tredegar Ironsides grabbed a bonus point 76-0 win over Brynithel.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.