Gowerton edge to victory in division's match of the day
GOWERTON won the match of the day against Lampeter in division four west as the two free-scoring sides went head to head at Victoria Road.
Gowerton edged an excellent game 18-17, outscoring the visitors by two tries to one.
Back-rower Chris Jones and replacement back-rower Ben Rees got the home scores, with Callum MacKenzie putting over a conversion and two penalties.
Three teams with 100 per cent records share top spot on 14 points, and Hendy are only a point behind, also having won their first three games.
Penybanc are one of the joint leaders after edging a hard-fought 11-7 home victory over Fishguard.
Former Blaenau player-coach Wayne Price, playing on the wing, dived in at the corner for a first-half try, with ex-Betws fly-half Owen Higgins banging over two penalties.
Trimsaran are the third team on 14 points after a 48-5 demolition of winless Milford Haven.
The Pembrokeshire side stunned their hosts with a try after just 28 seconds, but after that Trimsaran took control and by half-time were 26-5 up.
They scored eight tries in all, doubles going to full-back Rhys Evans and wings Phil Griffiths and Thomas Bonnell. Flanker Jamie Owens and replacement wing Dan Griffiths got one each, while fly-half Phil Davies converted four of them.
Hendy beat visitors Swansea Uplands 20-0. Their two tries were scored by No. 8 Williams Russell and wing Tom Havard, and centre Steffan Jones put over both conversions and two penalties.
Bottom club Furnace remain winless after a 30-17 defeat at Laugharne.
Furnace, who lost eight players during the close season and are having to rebuild with players from the second and youth teams, did at least score three tries through lock Andrew Bolton, centre Luke Jenkins and hooker Stu Lovering. Jenkins converted one of them.
In the other game in four west, Nantgaredig beat visitors Aberaeron 40-29.