Cardiff Blues held their annual Family Fun Day last weekend and it proved to be hugely popular with young supporters.
Thousands of fans turned up to enjoy the sunshine and the activities. The Blues squad were on hand to sign autographs and pose for photos and the Cardiff Blues player of the year Paul Tito took to the stage to answer a few questions on the forthcoming season.
As well as rugby, football, cricket and golf coaching, youngsters also had the chance to have their faces painted and be entertained by crowd favourite Mr Tricks.
The bouncy castles and soft play proved popular with the infants but the highlight of the day was undoubtedly the Macot Race. Six characters took part this year, and despite a good start by Rodney The Dragon from Newport and a strong finish by Carwyn the Leek it was Bruiser the Bear who triumphed as the crowd cheered him on.
The Blues will also be attending a number of other events around the region during the Summer, so be sure to call in to meet the players.
This weekend Bradley Davies, Scott Morgan and Richard Mustoe will at Parti Ponty - Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd on Saturday between 2.30pm and 4.00pm with Gareth Williams, Dai Flannagan and Ceri Sweeney attending at the same time on Sunday.
Young fans can now renew their Cardiff Blues season tickets online at www.cardiffblues.com The season tickets offer outstanding value for money with a guaranteed minimum of 15 home games to include all Heineken Cup and EDF Energy Cup pool matches, as well as all Magners League matches played at the Arms Park.
Season ticket holders will also have free entry to the pre season friendly match against the Northampton Saints on Friday 29 August 7.30pm kick off, as well as being entered into the International ticket allocation system.
Junior season tickets are fantastic value from only £35 for 15 matches, including the Heineken Cup matches against former European cup finalists Biarritz Olympique, English powerhouses Gloucester and Italian champions Calvisano.
Cardiff Blues launch the new Guinness PRO12 season next Sunday when we entertain Zebre Rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park - and to celebrate the big kick-off we are offering a special ticket offer with Kids for a Quid for this fixture!
Rugby World Cup 2015 continues to grip the nation with over half a million local and international fans enjoying the Official Fanzones up and down the country to watch live matches and enjoy the excitement of the Tournament.
Cardiff Blues Rugby Camps will be back next month giving children right across our region the opportunity to participate in rugby during the holidays - and you can book NOW to avoid any disappointment!
Can't get tickets for the Rugby World Cup? Well now you won't have to miss a second of the action alongside passionate fans as we are running two special events so you can watch the big games with Cardiff Blues and in the company of some Welsh rugby legends!
Prop Sam Hobbs scored a dramatic injury time try - for the second successive season in Galway - as battling Cardiff Blues deservedly took home two bonus points from a pulsating Guinness PRO12 fixture with Connacht at The Sportsground.
New-look Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons served up an entertaining pre-season encounter as the visitors edged to victory as the countdown to the new Guinness PRO12 season continued at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.