GOWER DELIVER BOWL WARNING
THREE West Central C leaders South Gower took their league form into the first round of the WRU National Bowl to claim a 17-10 win at Fall Bay.
Josh Humphries and Ross Greenwood both went over for South Gower with Angus Morris kicking seven points.
Josh Stephens hit back for Fall Bay, who currently prop up Three West Central C, with Craig Archard kicking five points.
Tonna, who trail South Gower by a point in the league, also booked their place in the second round with a comprehensive 20-0 success at Three West Central A leaders Aberavon Green Stars.
Josh James converted both tries from Rhodri Rees and Josh Ebbitt before firing over two penalties.
Penlan bagged their first win of the season as they beat Llandybie 24-12.
Luke Brookes, Adam Glover and Neil Draper added to a penalty try to hand Penlan victory, while Stuart James fired over a conversion.
Llandybie were also awarded a penalty try with Josh Cranfield also touching down.
There was a big win for Abercrave as they thrashed Glais 57-7.
Richie Elliott led the way with a fine hat-trick and was supported by braces from Curtis Griffiths, Dewi Pritchard and Nicholas Evans.
Connor Hughes sealed the win by kicking 12 points.
Ben Phillips converted Jamie Slone’s try as Glais managed to get some points on the board.
Pantyffynnon were on the wrong end of a thrashing as they lost 69-5 to Haverfordwest.
But it was a good day for Swansea Uplands as they ran out 31-17 winners over Llandeilo.
Rhys Williams crossed twice for Uplands with Lewis Beynon, Greg Handley and Alex Wilson also going over.
Callum Bradshaw completed the win with three conversions.
Three West Central B leaders Baglan made it three wins out of three this season – with two coming in the league – with a 60-5 success over Cwmllynfell.
Chris Wilde helped himself to a hat-trick while Dan Bleddyn, Elliot Jones, Luke Rees, Lee McPherson and Dewi Williams also touched down.
Bleddyn then added 20 points to his tally from the tee.
Cwmgors are also into the next round after a routine 29-5 win over Ammanford II.
Matthew Lemon, Jonathon Rees, Lloyd Watson and Paul Davies were all involved in the win with Davies going on to add nine points from the tee.
Three West B outfit Laugharne managed to edge past Penygroes 2119.
Tom Jameson crashed over twice and fired over the resulting conversions with a penalty try eventually getting them over the line.
Edwin Thomas claimed Penygroes’ sole try with Callum McKenzie kicking 11 points and Chris Powell adding a penalty.
However, two tries from Dylan Wright weren’t enough as Bynea crashed out, losing 45-10 at Cardigan.
Pontyates followed them out as they lost 50-14 to Llangadog. Llangadog’s Dan Thomas charges upfield against Pontyates.
Jonathan Cronin converted tries from himself and Chris Belmont to ensure they put points on the board.
Jason Richards, James Graham and Tom Hopkins all went over for Alltwen but they still ended up losing 4121 to Pontyclun, while Cefneithin edged past Tregaron 23-21.
Three West B strugglers New Dock Stars put their league form to one side as they beat Llangwm 41-29.
Phil Vincent, Luke Morris, James Gregory, Dylan Jones, Stuart Williams and Jason Baxter all claimed tries with the latter adding a penalty and four conversions.
Briton Ferry were beaten 29-23 by Ogmore Vale despite two tries from Carl Lewis and 13 points from the boot of Mike Arnold.
Bryncethin overcame Rhigos 31-12 and Bryncoch were 21-15 winners at Bryncethin.
Pontrhydyfen edged past Cefn Cribbwr 33-29 and Neath Athletic beat Brackla 30-23.
Amman United, Vardre, Betws and Banwen all profited from walkovers and Pyle’s trip to Tonmawr was postponed.