Find of the season, Tom James, has been voted the Principality Building Society's Premiership Player of the Month for October.
The 19-year-old former Rhymney (Gwent) Comprehensive School student has hit the headlines since giving up a promising future as an 800 and 1500 metres runner to concentrate on rugby.
Having played for Merthyr in the second half of last season he joined the Blue & Blacks in July 2006 and has regularly hit the headlines.
Having been voted Player of thee Tournament at the Selkirk Sevens in August and then scoring a try on his full debut in the pre-season friendly against Bridgwater & Albion, he has played at centre or wing in every one of Cardiff's nine Principality Premiership fixtures to date. His 11 tries in the competition include hat-tricks against Aberavon and Cross Keys and another touchdown followed in his regional debut as a replacement for Cardiff Blues against Edinburgh Rugby last week.
Having already been called up to the Wales under-20 squad, James now receives the considerable accolade of Player of the Month from the Premiership's sponsors, the Principality Building Society.
Cardiff Blues travel to Myreside on Friday to take on Edinburgh Rugby in a crucial Guinness PRO12 clash, and with Wales facing Scotland in the RBS 6 Nations at BT Murrayfield on Saturday, it promises to be a weekend of non-stop rugby action at the Scottish capital. Here are some useful advice to Cardiff Blues travelling supporters.
To celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Guinness PRO12 Pack Bar, the world famous Irish brewer will be offering supporters free pints of the black stuff ahead of Saturday's clash with Ulster.
'TACKLE' - the first-ever joint community rugby initiative between the four professional teams in Wales has been launched (today Weds 19th October) bringing an inspiring new rugby education programme to young people in Communities First areas. Partners in the project were joined by Wales' star rugby internationals Sam Warburton (Cardiff Blues), Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys), Gareth Davies (Scarlets) and Hallam Amos (Newport Gwent Dragons), for the launch at Aberdare Community School.
The Welsh Rugby Union, together with Pro Rugby Wales, has secured significantly improved insurance cover for all registered players, coaches and referees at each of its member clubs and regions at reduced costs -working with Aon, one of the world's largest insurance brokers and risk advisors.