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.
Thank Blues it's Friday! The weekend will be starting HERE on Friday night as Cardiff Blues tackle Ulster in the Guinness PRO12 at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park - and we want you to be our guest at our big match day party!
Let the Games Begin! Cardiff Blues launch the Guinness PRO12 season on home soil this Sunday afternoon against Glasgow Warriors (kick-off 4pm) - and we are going to make it a double celebration as we also recognise the achievements of Team Wales!
First team aces Cory Allen, Lloyd Williams, Ellis Jenkins and new signing Jarrad Hoeata were all on hand to watch the next generation of stars when Cardiff Blues held a huge Under-8s Tag Rugby tournament at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Second half tries from Dan Tuohy and Ian Humphreys saw Ulster claim the Friday night points on offer as Cardiff Blues suffered a 26-9 defeat to the impressive Irish province at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Clinical Glasgow Warriors produced a devastating final 20 minutes to secure the points on Super Sunday and consign battling Cardiff Blues to a 33-12 defeat in the Guinness PRO12 opener at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Impressive Cardiff Blues pushed English powerhouse side Leicester Tigers all the way with an hugely encouraging performance as final preparations for the new Guinness PRO12 season continued at Welford Road.