ST FAGANS were the visitors to Division One table toppers Panteg and decided to go in first when they won the toss.
Chris Lawlor (66) and Andrew Leering (53no) shared a fifth-wicket partnership of 103 which helped the Saints to reach 283-7. Lloyd Smith took 3-25 for Panteg and David Harrison 2-35.
Smith then cracked 96 not out, Ian Bird made 24 and Harrison was 15 not out when Panteg reached 284-5 with five overs to spare.
Sudbrook took over as the main challengers to Panteg by winning their derby against Chepstow at the Deepweir.
Chepstow managed 185-9 with David Teague scoring 46, Jason Dobbie 38 and Malith Madurasingh 22.
John Lewis took 2-22 for Sudbrook, Rhys Pescod 2-25, Lewis Morgan 2-33 and Carl Morgan 2-42.
Sudbrook chased it down to finish on 188-7 from 44.1 overs. Lewis Morgan was 121 not out at the end and Greg Shaw made 35. Dobbie took 2-34 for Chepstow.
Penarth’s challenge faltered again as they were well beaten at Blackwood.
Blackwood had first knock and reached 251-7 with Dan Wilkinson scoring 95, Simon Davies 45, Ali Najmi 37, Neil Reardon 23 and Joe Roberts 22. Mark Thomas took 2-20 for Penarth and Tom Sidford 2-64.
When the Seasiders went in, extras was the highest scorer as they slumped to 142 all out.
Richard Matthews took 5-51 for Blackwood, his brother Robert 2-24 and Neil Reardon 2-20.
Pontypridd were put in by Tondu at Bryn Road and bowled them out for 156 in which Jonny Hughes made 50 and Ryan D Williams was 38 not out at the close.
For the Waterwheelers, Richard Ready had 3-15, Jon Bussey 3-19 and James Hardwick 2-19.
Craig Townsend made 35 early in the Tondu innings before a match-winning fourth-wicket stand of 87 by Jamie Williamson (45no) and Ready (29no) saw them home by seven wickets.
Strugglers Pentyrch were inserted by visitors Abergavenny and reached 224-8 with Mike Grossett making 95, Connor Brown 41 and Dominic Grossett 29.
James Schofield took 3-38 for Abergavenny and Mohammed Ali Bukari 2-44.
Lewis Parfitt scored 52, Asim Gillani 41 and Bukari 39 but Abergavenny were all out for 187 as Steve Matthews took 4-72, Brown 3-41 and Todd Wilcox 2-24.
Usk batted first at Rogerstone and set a target of 240 all out in which Gabriel Warwick made 60, Peter Downing 36 and Huw Wilcox 26.
John Berry took 4-36 off 9.3 overs for Rogerstone and Haydn Berry 3-22 from 10.
Rogerstone reached 69 without loss but once Andy Harris (47) and Richard Webb (32) were out, it all fell apart and they collapsed to 128 all out. Huw Wilcox took 4-9 for Usk and Warwick 3-6.