Blackwood are the new leaders of SWALEC Division One East after a comprehensive 43-13 win away at the students of UWIC.
Brothers David and Trevor James got two of the away side's five tries with Mark Birkby, Gareth Busby-Davies and Gareth Price, who also claimed 20 points from the boot, completing the rout.
They climb to the top at the expense of faltering Newbridge who slipped to a shock 32-24 defeat against bottom side Newport Saracens.
Two tries from Nathan Powell and one from wing Wesley Cunliff had helped the Saracens to a 22-10 half-time lead.
Newbridge came back stronger in the second-half with tries from Richard Powell and Gary Wilks but a second try from
Powell, sealed a surprise win to lift Newport off the bottom of the table.
Penalta are now the new side at the bottom of Division One East after a narrow 22-28 defeat to Llanharan.
In the remaining game of the day in Division One East Ystrad Rhonnda took a big step towards the safety of mid-table with an emphatic 41-8 win away at Bargoed.
Tredegar stay top of Division Two East after their 20-13 win against Bedlinog. Dafydd James and David Ford got the tries.
Abergavenny were the big scorers of the day in Division Two East as they ran in four tries to demolish Abergavenny 29-15.
Pill Harriers are chasing down the leaders in Division Three East, as they romped to a 37-5 win over Pontypool United, with two tries from Leighton Burrow.
Strugglers Abertillery pulled off the shock of the day beating high-flyers Croesyceiliog 29-5. With neither of the top two playing third-placed St Peters took full advantage in Division Three South East with a 24-6 win over Penarth.
Monmouth were the big scorers in Division Four East as they trounced Chepstow 30-10, and Heol Y Cyw maintained their stranglehold on Division Four South East with a narrow 13-8 win against Llantwit Major.
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.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.