Full back Curtis Povey continued his outstanding form with a try double as Cardiff Blues Under-18s were narrowly defeated 26-19 by Leicester Tigers Under-18s after a thrilling second half fight-back at The Oval on Sunday.
Skills Coach Geraint Lewis praised the character and maturity of Cardiff Blues Under-18s as they maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a 22-3 win over Scarlets at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Wednesday night.
Full back Curtis Povey scored a superb solo try as Cardiff Blues Under-18s opened the new WRU Regional Age Grade competition in emphatic fashion as they recorded a 29-13 win over Newport Gwent Dragons ay Ystrad Mynach on Wednesday.
Academy Manager Richard Hodges believes the LV=Cup is the perfect opportunity for home-grown stars to show they can cut it at the top level - admitting the desire to take the chance at first team level is huge for his players.
Andi Kyriacou believes the clash between Cardiff Blues A and Ospreys A was a 'great learning curve' for the players involved - and a number of young Blues have put their hands up for future senior selection.
Wales Under-18 Head Coach Allan Lewis includes nine Cardiff Blues in his squad of 26, who travel to South Africa today (Monday) to take part in an eight-day international tournament in Cape Town, George and Stellenbosch.
Supporters are urged not to delay and join us for our big Boxing Day fixture with Newport Gwent Dragons in the Guinness PRO12 - with tickets selling fast for the huge game at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park!