Top Blues points scorer Ben Blair was included alongside Martyn Williams in last year's Dream Team - both have impressed again this season
To celebrate the conclusion of another enthralling season, Magners Irish Cider is once again asking you, the fans, for your help to determine the Magners League Dream Team for 2008/09
Pit your wits against the Magners League media and you could win some fantastic prizes courtesy of the Magners League including a signed shirt from the Magners League team of your choice, and cases of Magners*.
As we enter the final week of an exhilarating season, which has seen some notable team and individual performances throughout, culminating in the selection of 26 Magners League based British & Irish Lions, who will make the final cut? Fans of all 10 Magners League teams will also be selecting their Dream Teams and votes will be combined to provide the final team, this is your chance to ensure your favourite players receive the recognition they deserve.
Please choose your starting XV and email MagnersLeague@brand-rapport.com. Please include your name and full contact details. Voting closes at midnight on Friday 15th May and the Magners League Dream Team for 2008/09 will be announced shortly after. The player who polls the most votes for his position will be included in the Magners League Dream Team for 2008/09.
There will be one winner whose selection most closely resembles the final Magners League Dream Team for 2008/09
Magners Irish Cider would like to take this opportunity to thank you all once again for the support you have shown the Magners League throughout this season and look forward to seeing you all the beginning of the 2009/10 season.
As a reminder please see below:
The 2007/08 Magners League Dream Team:
15 Ben Blair
14 Tommy Bowe
13 Lifemi Mafi
12 Nick de Luca
11 Shane Williams
10 Felipe Contepomi
9. Mike Blair
8. Jamie Heaslip
7. Martyn Williams
6. Ryan Jones
5. Leo Cullen
4. Malcolm O'Kelly
3. Stan Wright
2. Bernard Jackman
1. Ollie Le Roux
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.