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Blues Under 16s Face East & West Opposition

19th February 2008

Both the Blues Under 16s South and North teams are in action tomorrow night (Wednesday 20th February) as they face Dragons and Scarlets respectively in the WRU Championship.

Blues North Under 16s are aiming to keep their title challenge on track and complete a league double against the Scarlets tomorrow (kick off 7.15pm) following the 24-12 victory at the start of the season.  The game has been moved from Sardis Road to Llantwit Fadre RFC due to a frozen pitch.

Team Manager Sophie Bennett has named the following starting XV:
Team Line Up: 15 Josh Wills, 14 Ben Jones, 13 Adam Lewis, 12  Sam Campbell (c), 11 Alex Webber, 10 Joseff GriffinN, 9 Kieran Marmion, 1 Lewis Smout, 2 Carl Williams, 3 Owen Davies, 4 Macauley Cook, 5 Jonathan Barley, 6 David Barry, 7 Thomas Young, 8 Owen Sheppeard
Replacements: 16 S King, 17 T Emmanuel, 18 C Hill, 19 J Gibbon, 20 D Waldin, 21 O Williams, 22 E Sherlock

Regional Performance Manager Gafyn Cooper has confirmed the Blues South Under 16s face the Dragons at Rhymeny Gwent.

Blues South Under16s Team:  15 Dan Jones, 14. Fred White, 13. Ioan Mortimer, 12. Tom Luck, 11. Aled Williams, 10  Diggy Bird, 9.  Jon Lewis, 1 Mike Savery, 2   Josh Gape, 3. Joe Tomlinson, 4. Kyle Hopkins, 5. Alex Taylor, 6. Reuben Tucker, 7. Jack Wilson, 8. Dan Crimmins

Replacements: 16. Rhys Davies, 17.  Luke Davies, 18. Jamie Deabrau, 19. Gethin Martin, 20. Morgan Buckler, 21. Scott Curtis, 22. Dave Lakin, 23. Nigel Gumbeleton
Travelling Reserves: 24. Kyle Paylor

The Wales Under 16s national squad for the upcoming 4 Nations tournament in Lyon (18th – 27th March) has also been confirmed with the Blues being represented with 12 players in the squad of 26.