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 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.