Blog Banner

Blues Boost for Wales U-19 World Cup Bid

12th March 2005

Cardiff Blues will supply 10 of Wales' 26 strong squad for next month's IRB Under 19 World Cup in South Africa, the largest contingent from any of the four Welsh regions.

The make up of the squad is a reflection of the merging strength in depth available to the Blues, their players are drawn from seven different clubs.

Wing Nick Gill has already featured for Cardiff in the Welsh Premier Division, while Gareth Williams Davies and William Jones are members of the Blues Academy.

Wales begin their World Cup campaign against New Zealand in Durban on April 1st, followed by further group matches against Scotland and Japan.

Blues players in Wales Under 19 squad: G Williams-Davies, G Evans, J Roberts, L Ryland, N Gill, A Powell, B Davies, R Gill, S Wahdan and W Jones