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Blues Adopt a Player Scheme

8th November 2005

The Cardiff Blues have launched an innovative scheme to include their clubs within the structure of the regional set up.

The Adopt a Player scheme allows each club within the Blues region to adopt a player for their mini and junior sections. Adopted players’ will be available to attend mini or junior section events such as; presentation evenings, coaching sessions, or other clubs events involving the mini or junior section. Each Club will have access to their player on two occasions throughout the season.

With 56 Clubs in Cardiff Blues region in the Principality Premiership and the WRU ASDA Leagues there are a lot of clubs to cover, stretching from Builth Wells in Powys to Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Liz Challenor, Regional Clubs Co-ordinator said “The Adopt a Player scheme is a great way of working closer with the grass roots game within the Cardiff Blues region. It gives an opportunity for the mini and junior teams to meet their rugby heroes and for the players to give something back in to the game”

If you’re Mini or Junior rugby team would like your adopted player to visit your club, please ask your junior fixture secretary to write in to Liz Challenor, Regional Clubs Co-ordinator at Cardiff Blues, Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Cardiff CF10 1JA at least two weeks before the event.