Cardiff Blues coach Paul John was last night (Tuesday) named the Coach of the Year at the Principality Premiership Awards Dinner for his continued work with champions Pontypridd.
John, who joined the coaching team at Blues in January, combined his work as Attack Coach at the Arms Park with his role at Pontypridd.
And his work at the double Principality Premiership and Cup champions was rewarded this week.
A Principality Premiership Dream XV, voted for by the Principality Premiership coaches was also revealed with Cardiff Blues fly half Simon Humberstone named in the number ten jersey after his playing success at Pontypridd.
Season Ticket holders at Cardiff Blues are reminded that they gain FREE entry to the British & Irish Cup pool fixtures this season - starting with Saturday's home fixture against Nottingham Rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (kick-off 2.30pm).
Cardiff Blues Premiership Select will warm up for the new British & Irish Cup season with a friendly fixture against Ospreys Premiership Select at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Wednesday (November 4, kick-off 7.15pm).
Teenage Cancer Trust will be collecting for valuable funds at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday afternoon ahead of our British & Irish Cup fixture with Nottingham Rugby (kick-off 2.30pm). Ahead of the game, we take a closer look at the charity and discover how they are making a difference...
Cardiff Blues suffered a first defeat of the season in the European Rugby Challenge Cup as a second half burst of tries from Harlequins saw the English side claim victory at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.