Carmarthen Quins came within inches of causing an upset against SWALEC Cup holders Neath.
Quins winger Ryan Llewellyn crashed over for a dramatic try in stoppage time to bring the scoreline back to 22-20 in Neath's favour.
But they missed out on a shot at extra-time as Quins outside-half Gareth Cull saw his conversion attempt shave the post.
Centre Luke Ford's try for Neath eight minutes from time proved to be the match winner.
Division One West club Tonmawr also failed to take their chance of an upset, losing 23-16 at home to Premiership Glamorgan Wanderers.
With the game locked at 16-16, Wanderers capitalised on the sin-binning of hooker Rhys Lawrence as winger Jamie Jones scored the game winning try with ten minutes left.
Llantwit Fardre, the lowest ranked team left in the competition, could not fashion a shock as they were hammered 74-0 at Aberavon.
The Division Three South East leaders, who had been unbeaten in 18 games, were sent crashing out by the Premiership side who scored 11 tries, including two each for centre Richard Thomas and No8 Rory Gallacher.
Caerphilly are now the only non-Premiership club remaining in the Swalec Cup after they won an all-Division One East tie at Rumney 17-12.
Outside-half Dan Ellis scored the Cheesemen's only try and kicked the rest of their points.
In three all-Premiership clashes, Cross Keys edged out Pontypridd 27-26, Swansea won at Ebbw Vale 23-13 and Newport beat Llandovery 38-18.
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'.