As the WRU Under 16s Championship enters the latter stages, the Wales Under 16s national squad for the forthcoming Four Nations tournament in Lyon (18th 27th March) has been announced and in the squad of 26 players, 12 are from the Blues region.
Blues North Under 16s squads have been a real force in the championship since its inception and this is reflected in this season's squad, with no fewer than 11 players selected from their half of the region. There are also 8 Scarlets, 4 Ospreys and 2 Dragons in the travelling squad.
Three Quarters: Tom PRYDIE Ospreys, Harley THOMSON Blues North, Left Wing Owen WILLIAMS Blues North, Right Wing Eli WALKER Ospreys
Centres George NORTH Scarlets, Dale FORD Scarlets, Sam CAMPBELL Blues North, Luke WILLIAMS Scarlets
Outside Half David BIRD Blues South, Joseff GRIFFIN Blues North
Scrum Half Aled DAVIES Scarlets, Ryan JONES Ospreys
Loose Head Lewis SMOUT Blues North, Tarian EMMANUEL Blues North
Hooker James CROMWELL Scarlets, Carl WILLIAMS Blues North
Tight Head Owen DAVIES Blues North, Samson LEE Scarlets
Second Row Luke J. HAMILTON Scarlets, Macauley COOK Blues North, Rhydian WILSON Dragons
Back Row Thomas YOUNG Blues North, David BARRY Blues North
Back Row Gareth EVANS Dragons, Kirby PEREGO - MYHILL Scarlets, Daniel BAKER Ospreys