WREXHAM’S focus can switch from the lower reaches of Division One North towards the top-four.

Last season’s Division Two champions made it five consecutive triumphs courtesy of a 19-14 verdict at Ruthin.

A magnificent seventh success of the season now sees sixth-placed Wrexham within just four points of a spot in the league’s leading quartet.

Wrexham took a slender one-point advantage into the interval on the back of a tight first half.

A pair of penalties had Ruthin 6-0 up in the opening quarter-of-an-hour, but Wrexham hit back with a try from Lloyd Roberts. Jack Jones’ conversion made sure the visitors went into the break ahead.

Ruthin edged back in front with their third penalty with 20 minutes to go, but within a minute, Roberts had his second Wrexham try and Jones again converted.

An unconverted try drew Ruthin level five minutes from time, but the visitors won it courtesy of Jack McKenzie-Moore’s 78th minute try.

Mold remain in the relegation zone following a 17-0 home defeat to high-flying Pwllheli, who moved up to second spot.

There is a key spell coming up for Mold in their efforts to preserve their Division One status.

Between Six Nations weekends, they have crucial contests versus COBRA, Bala and Dolgellau.

Leaders Nant Conwy had to come from behind to preserve their perfect record this season.

They made it 14 wins from 14 matches with a 39-19 success at Llangefni, while Caernarfon eased to a 36-8 triumph at Dolgellau.

It really was a game of two halves for Shotton Steel in Division Two North action.

A dominant first half showing saw them open up a 21-0 interval lead over Newtown, but the visitors hit back in the second half to record a 32-21 win.

Leaders Denbigh got the better of Bro Ffestiniog 21-14 and it finished up 45-13 in favour of Welshpool against Abergele.

Three matches went ahead in Division Three North East, with Wrexham Seconds pipping second-placed Bro Gwernant 18-15.

Flint eased to a 33-5 outcome at Denbigh Seconds and COBRA Seconds defeated Mold Seconds 24-14.

Billy Forrester scored a try for Mold, who also benefited from a penalty try.

Llandudno’s involvement in the Welsh Division One Cup came to a halt with a 34-15 quarter-final defeat at Llanelli Wanderers.

North Wales’ involvement in the Division Three Cup is centred on Colwyn Bay, who got the better of Rhymney 33-15.

Rhyl & District lost out 27-10 to Cwmafan and Nant Conwy Seconds were beaten 34-7 by Blaina.

Ruthin Seconds are through to the last-four of the Division Five Cup courtesy of a 19-0 win over Pwllheli Seconds.

RGC’s scheduled Premiership contest at Swansea was postponed due to a frozen pitch.

In the big match of the weekend, leaders Llandovery edged out second-placed Ebbw Vale 17-15 to extend their advantage at the top to five points.

Other results: Bridgend 15 Pontypridd 13; Neath 17 Cardiff 35; Newport 27 Aberavon 10.