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Under-16s back in action tonight

24th February 2016

Cardiff Blues Under-16s North and South are back in action tonight (Wednesday) in the Regional Age Grade Championships.

The Under-16s North are at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park as they tackle Scarlets Under-16s West in the Regional Age Grade Championships (kick-off 7.15pm).

The Under-16s South travel to Ystrad Mynach to face Dragons Under-16s North (kick-off 8pm).

* The Under-16s North coaching team have made a number of changes to the side that defeated Scarlets Under-16s East last week on home soil.

Prop Cutis Whitford comes in to captain the side while Fraser Hughes is also named in the front row.

Mitchell Barnard plays in the second row while a new-look back row sees Cerith Lloyd, Kyle Evans and Carwyn Owen play.

Fly half Rhys Davies gets a start while a new back line includes Bobby Jo Evans, Jac Harvey, Joe Vickers and Logan Lagier.

Fans are invited to come along and support the next generation of stars on Wednesday night!

Cardiff Blues North Under-16s:
15 Ethan Conway, 14 Bobby Jo Evans, 13 Jac Harvey, 12 Joe Vickers, 11 Logan Lagier, 10 Rhys Davies, 9 Nathan Griffiths; 1 Fraser Hughes, 2 Ieuan Morris, 3 Curtis Whitford (c), 4 Thomas John, 5 Mitchell Barnard, 6 Cerith Lloyd , 7 Kyle Evans, 8 Carwyn Owen
Replacements: 16 Thomas Stokes, 17 Ben Warren, 18 Mathew Iles, 19 Cian Lewis Hughes, 20 Connor Dixon, 21 Cavan Slade, 22 Liam Lloyd, 23 Rhodri Edwards
* The Under-16s South also make changes with seven new faces from the team that won last week.
Prop Adam Conway comes into the front row, lock Dylan Rigby and back row Reuben Williams are all named in a new-look pack.
A new half back pairing will see Joshua Nolan and Jake Hillman combine while centre Drew Stephens and wing Alex Morgan are also call-up.
Cardiff Blues South Under-16s:
15 Ioan Davies, 14 William Young, 13 Max Cunnington, 12 Drew Stephens, 11 Alex Morgan, 10 Jake Hillman, 9 Joshua Nolan; 1 Joe Melhuish, 2 Max Lucas, 3 Adam Conway, 4 Dylan Rigby, 5 Lewis Jameson, 6 Reuben Williams, 7 Fergus Hodgeson, 8 Jay Jones (c)
Replacements: 16 Ellis Simon, 17 Harry Boxall, 18 Ben Gooden, 19 Trent Jones, 20 James Bartlett, 21 Morgan James, 22 Bevan Howells, 23 Nat Ahmed