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14th September 2005

Blues Regional Performance Manager Gafyn Cooper and his age grade coaches have finalised their squads for this weekends WRU championship games.

The Under U18 group has made two changes to their starting line-up to face the Scarlets at Stradey Park on Sunday with Rhys Dyer coming in for Gareth Williams and Matthew Edwards replacing James Egan in the backs and Scott Andrews replacing Patrick Palmer at tight head prop. The Blues will be looking to continue their impressive start after beating the Dragons 27-14 at Sardis Road in their last outing.

The Blues North U16 having had a bye in the last round get their campaign off the ground against the Ospreys at Corus RFC on Saturday morning 11am, and pick from a full strength squad. The North will be hoping to go one better than the regional colleagues (Blues South) after the Ospreys comfortably notched up a 17-5 victory on the opening round of the championship at Llanrumney.

The South will be hoping for a much improved performance against the Scarlets and have made five squad changes after the disappointing defeat to the Ospreys.


Squad selected for 17th September 2005 v Ospreys at Corus RFC - Kick off 11am

Team: Sean Nicholas, Calum Rowe, Tom Rees, Daniel Lawrence / Lewis Hughes, Owen Morgan, Harry Allen, Rhys Downes, Liam Brabon, Sam Studley, Daniel Lewis, James Dunn, Gareth Kaplin, Marcus Lewis, Rhys Williams ©, David Miles

Subs From: Darrell Jenkins, Gary Williams, Jordan Jones, Ben Lee, Alex Williams, Johnny Guy, Geraint Evans, Paul Tamsett, Liam Jenkins


Squad selected for 17th September 2005 v Scarlets @ Llanrumney Playing Fields - Kick off 11am

James Loxton / Lloyd Collier, Jamie Jones, Nick Gill, Joe Xeberris / Will Rees, Nick McGowan, Luke Fear, Lloyd Williams, Rhys Meredith, Cory Hearne ©, Liam Usman, Owen Sedgebeer, Ryan Moore, Kyle Harry, Carl Fish, Daniel Holiday

Tom Marley, Freddie Wilson, Will Rees, Luke O’Brien, Leon Williams, Ollie Morris, Michael Paglioni


Team selected for 18th September 2005 v Scarlets (away) - Kick off 12.00noon

Ceri Llewellyn, Matthew Edwards, Phil Williams, Luke Ford, Gareth Jones, James Thomas, Rhys Dyer, Sam Warburton, Dan Franks, Jevon Groves, Mazzi Alazawi, Matthew Gardner, Scott Andrews, Huw Dowden, Tom Price

Subs: Gareth Williams, Lee Williams, Adam Foley, Ed Morris, Gareth Spears, Rhodri Jenkins, Patrick Palmer,