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Cardiff Blues South Under 16s v Ospreys

17th January 2006

Cardiff Blues South play their first championship match since October 19th against the table topping Ospreys tomorrow (Wednesday) evening at Corus RFC, 7:15 PM kick-off.

The Blues youngsters have worked extremely hard under coaches Mark Wysocki and Lee Grant over the lengthy break from competition. Conditioning coach Adrian Evans has reported great gains in the overall fitness of the squad and is hoping that this will be evident during Wednesday’s tough encounter.

The Blues have played two friendly matches against regional rivals Blues North (12-12) and ran out comfortable winners over Berkshire County on Saturday by almost a hundred points.

Regional Performance Manager Gafyn Cooper said ‘ the boys cant wait to play and put in a solid team performance. It wont be easy against the Ospreys but if our platform is right we have the backs to create and finish plays so its vital that the forwards get the better of the opposition.’

Cardiff Blues U 16 Team v Ospreys

James Loxton / Freddie Wilson, Michael Bendon, Nick Gill, Will Rees, Joe Xiberras, Joe Deacon, Tom Marley

Daniel Holliday, Carl Fish, Kyle Halley, Owen Sedgebeer, Ryan Moore, Liam Usman, Cory Hearne (c), Rhys Meredith

Liam O’Brien / Ashley Rowley, Alex Philips, Ollie Morris, Anthony Tennatta, Lloyd Williams, Luke Fear, Lloyd Collier