ABERGELE Rugby Club fell at the final hurdle in their quest to bag the North Wales Intermediate Cup, losing out to Machynlleth in the semi-final.
A narrow 21-17 rules the Swordsmen out of the competition final, with Mach set to play either Benllech or Shotton Steel.
An under-strength Rhyl team were humbled 115-0 by league winners Dolgellau. But the heavy scoreline failed to reflect a good effort by the Rhyl boys, whowith a three-man disadvantage against the runaway title holders.
The Dragons will be hoping for more joy this weekend when they travel to play second-bottom Newtown.