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.
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.