Following a brief spell of Bedwas pressure Ponty responded with a fluent counter attack, and then recycling possession effectively to send prop Scott Roberts over for a close range try in the corner.
The home team were picking up momentum and looking full of invention, a sweeping move along the back line culminating in a fine try scored by winger Lewis Williams and converted by Dai Flanagan. The tempo of the game was still on the up as Bedwas countered at pace, winger Rory Budina accelerating through for a try.
Ponty kept up a long period of territorial advantage, and adding points to the board through a Dai Flanagan penalty. The game was already a thrilling encounter between two teams committed to attack, and Bedwas striking again as flanker Sam Feehan cruised in for a try which outside half Richard Powell converted before then drilling over a penalty to level the scores 15pts all just past the half hour mark.
The wake up call was heeded by Ponty who launched another fluent attack rounded off as debutant full back Geraint Walsh weaved his way over for an impressive try, converted by Flanagan. The home team were once again in the ascendancy, their efforts led by foraging flanker Rhys Shellard and the whole pack then contributing to a scrum pushover try claimed by no 8 Jake Thomas and converted by Flanagan for an interval lead of 29pts to 15.
The game was still evenly balanced going into the second half, Bedwas launching a foray at pace with Ponty scrambling back in defence, but then countering upfield with a concerted phase of pressure which culminated in a try scored by livewire winger Lewis Williams and converted by Flanagan.
The home team were now in rampant mood, replacement scrum half Carl Thomas sniping over for a try which Flanagan again converted, and a fluent attack out wide rounded off with a try scored by winger Owen Williams. As much as Ponty were dominating proceedings, so much also were Bedwas able to conjure up retaliatory attacks, one such rewarded with an opportunist try for winger Budina which was converted by replacement Ethan Davies.
A flurry of activity drew the game to an exciting close, Ponty prop Pat Palmer galloping over for a try which Carl Thomas converted and Rory Woods then claiming a late consolation score for Bedwas.
The try fest at Sardis Road ended in an emphatic bonus point win for Ponty by 55pts to 27, with the action on the field a fitting display of entertainment on a sunny September day.
15.Geraint Walsh. 14.Lewis Williams. 13.Gavin Dacey. 12.Tom Pascoe (Dafydd Lockyer). 11.Owen Williams. 10.Dai Flanagan (Gareth Wyatt). 9.Gareth James (Carl Thomas).
1.Scott Roberts (Stuart Williams). 2.Darran Harris (Huw Dowden). 3.Keiron Jenkins (Pat Palmer). 4.Cory Hill. 5.Chris Dicomidis – cpt. 6.Ed Siggery (Tom Hetherington). 7.Rhys Shellard. 8.Jake Thomas (Jordan Sieniawski).
“Golden Bob” man of the match – Rhys Shellard