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.
Head coach Rowland Phillips and key front rower Carys Phillips look ahead to games against Spain and Ireland as Wales Women ramp up their preparations for the forthcoming Six Nations. The two warm-up games are a 'massive opportunity to refine the squad' according to the Welsh camp.
Martyn Phillips has discussed details of the newly published 'Strategy for Welsh Rugby' which puts in black and white terms the plans and direction of the governing body of the national sport in Wales for the next decade.
WRU chief executive Martyn Phillips has urged Welsh rugby fans to follow in the footsteps of their soccer counterparts at last summer's Euro Championship by backing their team to the hilt in the upcoming RBS 6 Nations campaign.
Chief executive Martyn Phillips has highlighted the plans for Wales to become a breeding ground for national and elite club rugby coaches, which are contained in the WRU's 10-year 'Strategy for Welsh Rugby'.
Andrew Coombs is enjoying his new role as Nelson forwards coach. The former Dragons and Wales lock has big ambitions to become a professional coach but feels it's important to learn the ropes in grassroots rugby and where better than his home club Nelson, with friends and family close to hand.
Students at Brynllywarch Hall School, near Newtown, have transformed their own lives, and are now having a positive impact on others through rugby. The sport has had a life-changing effect on the well-being of the students who are now delivering rugby sessions to local primary schools and playing for a new mixed ability side
Wales reached their first semi-final since 2013 in the opening round of this season's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie recaps on what proved to be an eventful tournament
Wales and Ospreys back row James King, who came through the North Wales age grade system, nominated North Wales Regional Community Rugby Manager Marc Roberts, in the WRU's 'Diolch' initiative where squad players thanked those who played a part in their rise to the top.
Beating Merthyr has boosted Carmarthen Quins hopes of reaching a top eight spot in the Principality Premiership. Quins captain Haydn Pugh is delighted with his team's progress and is determined that everyone from the Under 6s through to the senior team, enjoys the ride.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.