BETHESDA produced one of their best performances of the campaign to dent Pwllheli’s title hopes in a thrilling 26-26 draw.

The WRU National League Division One North rivals shared the spoils after a pulsating affair in front of a large crowd, and there was further bad news for Pwll’ as long-time leaders Llandudno won 23-3 at in-form Ruthin to move within two points of the championship.

Pesda will have another chance to stir things up at the summit this Saturday when they welcome the Goats to their base in a pivotal end of season clash.

Bro Ffestiniog’s woes continued as they were downed 34-20 at home by fellow strugglers Denbigh.

The result leaves Bro second from bottom in the standings and five points behind relegation rivals Llangefni, although they do have two games in hand which could prove crucial at the end of the campaign.

Division Two North title hopefuls Dolgellau turned on the style to secure a 44-21 bonus point triumph over Newtown.

The promotion candidates made light work of their opposition to cement their position in second, with COBRA still leading the way by the narrowest of margins as the season winds down.

In Division Three North, Menai Bridge dug deep to secure a hard-fought 10-0 win over Denbigh Seconds, a result that sees them go level with Llangefni Seconds with a game in hand.