Cardiff Schools cup finals and 7's competitions have taken place last week as the culmination of rugby during the winter months in the schools of Cardiff.
In the year 7 Cup Final competition Ysgol Glantaf defeated Corpus Christi in an exciting, tense final by 7 points to 5. The Year 8's was won by Whitchurch who edged Glantaf by 12-0 and Whitchurch Year 9's completed the double as they were too powerful for a brave Llanishen outfit who did fantastically to reach the final. In the 7's competitions it was the turn of Ysgol Glantaf to achieve a double success as they beat Corpus Christi in the year 7 final in a repeat of their 15-a-side victory, whilst the year 8's beat Bishop of Llandaff 17-7.
These competitions are organised so efficiently by Carl French, General Secretary for Cardiff Schools, who must be applauded for all his time and efforts throughout the season in ensuring that Cardiff has such a solid structure of playing opportunities for rugby playing secondary schools
In its sixth year the Blues Cup once again showed to be huge hit throughout the region and is a great advert for the community game as each of the six finalists across the three age groups produced rugby of an outstanding level resulting in 14 tries.
Cardiff Blues are going green this season after launching a new European shirt with an environmental pledge - and now sponsors Wessex Garages are making sure the region is on the right road to deliver on our green promise!
Inspired Cardiff Blues enjoyed Judgement Day at the Millennium Stadium as they secured a tense 17-13 win over regional rivals Scarlets in a feisty and enthralling encounter in the RaboDirect PRO12 on Easter Sunday.