Newport picked up a massive five points in the Principality Premiership title hunt, as their 34-20 win at Aberavon exploded into life in the second-half.
After a 3-3 stalemate in the first period, winger Nathan Williams crossed for the first of the Black and Ambers four tries.
Full-back Alan Awcock ran in six minutes later before centre Tom Riley notched their third just after the hour.
But Aberavon, who have faded after the topping the table in the first half of the season, did not cave in and came back with two tries of their own.
Centre Ashley Beck scored with 15 minutes remaining before winger Richard Carter went over with seven minutes left.
But Newport refused to crumble and pushed for their fourth try, to earn them a crucial bonus point, which duly came in stoppage time thanks to replacement Craig Hill, who was part of Wales's Sevens World Cup winning team.
Llandovery were made to sweat right until the end of their slender 16-15 win against Cross Keys, who came inches away from denying them a crucial victory.
The Drovers got off to the perfect start, with winger Ifan Evans crossing for a try in the first minute, which was converted by outside-half Tomas Marks.
Marks went on to kick three first half penalties, although Cross Keys winger Nathan Trowbridge went over straight from the restart after his first kick.
Trailing 16-5 at half-time, the Keys went out after the break with it all to play for and James Leadbetter slotted over a penalty six minutes into the second period.
Llandovery flanker Lloyd Phillips was sinned binned on 53 minutes, and with the man advantage allowed centre Gareth Maule the space to pull a try back for Cross Keys.
Leadbetter converted but missed a golden opportunity with two minutes remaining, hitting a penalty against the post.
Jimmy Norris grabbed a hat-trick as Bedwas completed a stunning second-half fight back against Pontypridd to win a thriller 41-27.
he Newport Gwent Dragons academy star lit up Bridge Field as Bedwas roared back from 22-5 down at half time with six tries.
Lewis Williams, prop Pat Palmer and skipper Nathan Strong barged over just before half-time for Pontypridd before Stuart Thomas, Matthew Pizey, John Welsh and Stuart Phillips hit back.
Glamorgan Wanderers escaped with narrow victory after Ebbw Vale's Andrew MacLaughlan missed a late conversion.
Second-row Nick Eaves looked to have grabbed a draw for the Steelmen when he touched down late on, shoved over by the rest of the Ebbw Vale pack.
But full-back MacLaughlan, who had taken over the kicking duties from injured fly-half Aaron Bramwell, scuffed a straight-forward conversion to let Wanderers off the hook for a 13th win of the season, the final score being 31-29.
And Pontypool hauled themselves off the foot of the Welsh Premiership table for the first time this season with a hard-fought 26-20 victory over fellow strugglers Bridgend.
Kiwi No8 Grant Webb barged over twice in the second half, including the winner five minutes from time, to complete the win at Pontypool Park.
That proved enough to edge ahead of Bridgend in the table according to the number of wins, after the visitors picked up a losing bonus point.
On Friday night, Swansea gained revenge on local rivals Neath when they beat them 36-8 at St Helens.
The Neath All-Blacks had put the Whites out at SWALEC Cup five days earlier, winning 32-16 semi-final at the city's other ground, the Liberty Stadium.
But Swansea turned the tables on the reigning Premiership champions, realistically ending any faint hopes they have of a title challenge, as they ran in four tries to earn a bonus point from their near neighbours.
Winger Rhys Jones scored two first-half tries for the Whites, who lead 18-8 at half-time despite opposite wing David Evans crossing for Neath.
Damian Karauna and Chris Shelmerdine ran in within the first ten minutes of the second half to put the result beyond doubt.
Karauna kicked a drop goal to seal a 36-8 win, Swansea's first victory over Neath since January 2004.
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.