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.
Supporters are urged not to delay and join us for our big Boxing Day fixture with Newport Gwent Dragons in the Guinness PRO12 - with tickets selling fast for the huge game at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park!
Supporters who have purchased tickets and are travelling to the European Rugby Challenge Cup clash with London Irish at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 3pm) are advised that some seating has now been changed for this fixture.
Supporters are advised that we will selling tickets right up until kick-off for the big home European Rugby Challenge Cup clash with London Irish - so don't miss all the action this Saturday at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Blues Rugby Camps will be back this February to given children right across our region the opportunity to participate in rugby during the holidays - and you can book NOW to avoid any disappointment and get the ideal Christmas gift for the aspiring young rugby player in your life!