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Cardiff to Amsterdam for #StayStrongForOws

4th December 2015

We've biked to Paris! Now we're off to Amsterdam! And we want you to get on your bike for #StayStrongForOws!

Supporters are being invited to gear up for our second annual epic charity bike ride taking place in 2016.

Dozens of cyclists took to the saddle this June to ride from BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park in Cardiff to the Eiffel Tower in Paris to raise money for injured former Cardiff Blues and Wales international Owen Williams.

Cardiff Blues launched the fundraising and awareness campaign - #StayStrongForOws – after Owen suffered a significant injury while playing in the World Club 10s in Singapore.

And one of the highlights saw family, friends, team-mates and staff at Cardiff Blues show their support with a charity ride between the Welsh and French capitals.

Owen’s father Huw, brother Gavin, team-mates Lloyd Williams and Owen Jenkins plus coach Paul John were among those to hit the road for charity!

The bike ride was a HUGE success and raised thousands for #StayStrongForOws – and now we’re doing it again and heading to Holland!

The 2016 bike ride will depart Cardiff in June, 2016 from BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park and arrive at the finishing line in Amsterdam four days later!

Squad members from the Cardiff Blues are once again due to take part with all proceeds going to fund care for Owen in conjunction with the Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust.

Interested in taking part in 2016? Please email [email protected] for more information.