James Loxton scored five tries - taking his tally to eight in two British & Irish Cup games - as Cardiff racked up a half century in their 51-20 win at Birmingham & Solihull Bees in the British and Irish Cup.
The Welshmen look favourites reach the knockout stages from their pool, while Ayr picked up their first win in the competition with a 28-13 win over Rotherham Titans, with Frazier Climo slotting six penalties. The game between Pontypridd and Doncaster Knights was postponed.
The Irish representatives in the competition have continued their country's glittering 2009 form with an unbeaten start in the new competition.
Leinster and Munster top their respective pools after two rounds of the competition, while the Ravens are only kept from the top spot of Pool C by London Welsh's superior points difference.
With only the group winners from the round-robin, five game pool stage qualifying for the semi-finals in April, competition is becoming fierce.
Leinster followed up their opening day win over Plymouth with a second narrow victory as Shaun Berne's four penalties secured a 12-10 defeat of Cornish Pirates in Pool A.
Newport and Plymouth Albion played out a 3-3 draw, which keeps the Welsh side unbeaten and in contention at the top.
Nottingham kept it tight at the top of Pool B as late tries from Tim Usasz and Tim Streather secured a 14-3 win over Neath, their second win of the competition.
Dave Kilcoyne, Danny Barnes and Ronan O'Mahony all scored tries as Munster maintained their 100 per cent record with an 18-6 win over Bristol.
London Welsh lead the way in Pool C after Tom Brown and Paul Sampson each scored a double in a comprehensive 36-7 win at Aberavon.
Bedford Blues secured their first win with a 36-24 win over Llanelli.
Wales 7s Manager Steff Thomas believes Luke Treharne has all the attriubutes to be a top class captain. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie hears his reasons why as the squad prepare for the opening two legs of the new World Series in Dubai and South Africa.
The British & Irish Cup kicks off this weekend with the four Regional Premiership Select XVs flying the flag for Wales. Welsh
Sat 14 Nov: Blues Premiership Select v Nottingham (2.30) & Connacht Eagles v Dragons (2.30)
Sun 15 Nov: Yorkshire Carnegie v Ospreys Premiership Select (1.30) & Scarlets v Bedford Blues (3.00)
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.