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.
Angus O'Brien has quickly settled into the Wales Sevens squad after solid performances in Hong Kong and Japan. With two rounds remaining in Glasgow and Twickenham on the World Series, WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie chats to the rising star.
Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.