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!
Cardiff Blues have vowed to do all they can to help the environment during the 2014/15 season at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park and have launched six commitments to do just that.
And now thanks to official sponsors Wessex Garages, the Blues will also be doing their bit every time they hit the roads around the region - and supporters can also reap the environmental rewards!
Wessex Garages, based on Hadfield Road in Cardiff, have given Cardiff Blues a specially branded Nissan LEAF electric pool car for the season that will be shared with sponsors DS Smith, who have also backed the region's environmental aim.
Fans can who drive full electric cars can also park for FREE at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park with new green bays introduced at the home of the Blues!
Matt Church, Sponsorship Manager at Cardiff Blues, said: "We've made an environmental pledge at Blues this season and so we're delighted that Wessex Garages, our long-term supporters and sponsors, have backed the green campaign.
"We're committed to making sure that sport plays its part in creating sustainable living. We will now be driving the branded Nissan LEAF around the region for the season and will also be introducing the green bays at our home to reward fans who drive full electric cars."
Wessex Garages is a privately owned company that has outlets in Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Newport. It specialises in new and used car sales across South Wales and the South West.
Fans can experience the best in electric car engineering with the arrival of the Nissan LEAF at Wessex Garages. To find out more about what the new Nissan LEAF has to offer, or to book a test drive, contact Wessex Garages today on www.wessexgarages.com or call 02921 677650.
The new green 2014/15 European green jersey is available NOW at the Cardiff Blues store and online at www.cardiffblues.com
Thank you for your support as we go green this season!
Existing Season Ticket holders are advised that full details of all packages for the 2015/16 season have now been posted out to you and will arrive in the coming days - and that the deadline to renew your seat has now been extended!
Supporters are advised that Cardiff Blues will be holding a presentation on the field post match on Saturday afternoon to mark those players leaving the region, hand out caps and the end of season awards.
Cardiff Blues face Zebre in the last Guinness PRO12 game of the season at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park this Saturday, (kick-off 3pm) - and the ladies of the region can meet players such as Cory Allen and Ellis Jenkins while enjoying a special day with the Blues!
First team stars Cory Allen, Ellis Jenkins, Adam Jones and Kristian Dacey were among the special guests as Cardiff Blues held the Sphere Solutions Blues Tag Rugby Festival at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
The players at Cardiff Blues will be hoping to play with some true Gallic flair for the rest of the Guinness PRO12 season - after the region teamed up with a successful French bistrot in the Welsh capital.
Cardiff Blues will be celebrating St David's Day when the region faces Edinburgh Rugby at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 12.45pm) - with hundreds of children invited as part of our Regional Schools Day.