Friday 6th March saw 12 high schools and 24 teams from across Powys descend on LLanidloes RFC for the annual Powys 10's competition for year 7 & 8 students.
This year they had the added bonus of having some help from the HSBC rugby tournament sponsorship program which are involved throughout Wales, plus the added bonus of Welsh International scrum half Gareth Cooper paying a visit.
The result was a really successful event, with nearly 400 players involved in some hotly contested games, none more so than the Year 8 final between Brecon and LLandrindod. It took a try in the dying seconds of normal time to rescue Brecon High School's chances with which they duly scored again in extra time to take the honours.
The year 7 final was played between Brecon and Builth High School, the Brecon boys seemed to save the best till last as they starved Builth of any possession and took their chances well with a display of flair and pace.
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!
As well as the half marathon on Sunday (October 5), the 2014 Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon also sees the return of the action-packed Lloyds Bank Festival of Running to Cardiff's Civic Centre on Saturday (October 4, starting 11am) where you can see our mascot Bruiser the Bear in action!
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.