There's great news for young supporters from the Cardiff Blues as they launch two new junior clubs: Team Bruiser for children aged up to 10 years old, and Team Blue for young fans aged 10 years or older.
Team Bruiser is a club aimed at children aged up to 10 years old, offering young fans a great new way to support the Blues. When you become a member you will receive a Team Bruiser personalised membership card, a goody bag including a school lunch bag and water bottle, a free home match ticket for the 2008/09 season and priority booking and discounts on special events such as Bruiser's Christmas party. On your birthday you will also receive a special birthday card from Bruiser.
Young supporters aged 11 or above can join Team Blue, which also has some great offers. As well as receiving a specially branded Team Blue rucksack, members will also receive exclusive money saving ticket offers, priority booking for Cardiff Blues events such as Winter Wonderland and the Meet the Players Evening, plus a £20 saving for the 3 day Future Blues Coaching camps, exclusive competitions and much more.
To join either Junior Clubs it cost just £15 and members will save £5 on junior season ticket prices down to only £30. Junior supporters can pick up application forms at the Cardiff Blues stand this weekend at the Tesco Children's Festival, Cooper's Field, Cardiff.
On Saturday (19 July) Blues centre Dafydd Hewitt will be joined by new signing Aled Brew to help out youngsters and Community Coaches with rugby coaching, and on Sunday front row forward Taufa'ao Filise and Full Back, Ben Blair, will be at the event also signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans.
As well as rugby, the Sport.Cardiff zone will offer a huge range of opportunities such as golf, cricket, athletics, hockey and rowing.
On Wednesday 23 July at 11.30am Robin Sowden Taylor and Mark Lewis will be at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells, helping with coaching skills at the sports arena.
Warren Gatland has confirmed he will be joining the fast approaching 50,000-strong crowd at Judgement Day III on Saturday to run the rule over potential Wales Rugby World Cup squad members in the competitive surrounds of the Millennium Stadium.
Cardiff Blues are hosting a special Open Evening this Wednesday night at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park to give prospective students and parents the chance to discover more about our new and exciting rugby education programme.
The players at Cardiff Blues will be hoping to play with some true Gallic flair for the rest of the Guinness PRO12 season - after the region teamed up with a successful French bistrot in the Welsh capital.
Cardiff Blues will be celebrating St David's Day when the region faces Edinburgh Rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 12.45pm) - with hundreds of children invited as part of our Regional Schools Day.
Fine footwear retailer The Brogue Trader - one of the official sponsors of Cardiff Blues - is celebrating after being recognised by the British Footwear Association at its annual Footwear Industry Awards.
Battling Cardiff Blues produced a second half performance packed full of character and spirit to push Ulster Rugby all the way in an absorbing Guinness PRO12 encounter at a packed out Kingspan Stadium.