Lomu sent a message to the Blues fans that was transmitted on loudspeakers around the Arms Park at halftime of Friday night's game against Munster. The giant All Black said he was recovering well from a shoulder injury and can't wait to stake at starting against London Irish in the Powergen Cup on December 3rd.
That was music to the ears for the miserable home faithful who watched the Blues lose 18-16 to Munster - their fourth defeat in their past five games. Lomu said: "I want to tell everyone at Cardiff Blues it's a great privilege and honour for me to join the club.
"I'm looking forward to it and I hope to bring something to the team hope to be a great start kick start my career again.
"The shoulder is good and now I'm sick of running around the training pitch. I can't wait to get a feel for the team and get stuck in to things. The good thing is that we all speak the same language."
Lomu arrives in Cardiff next week but the Blues will not play until after the autumn Test series. That will give coach Dai Young some time to find out what's going wrong after losing more ground in the Celtic League. Lee Thomas booted three penalties and converted Marc Stcherbina's first try for the region but it was not enough to beat table-toppers Munster.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.
Dodgy tattoos, carthorses, Avatar and soft chins are revealed by Wales Sevens players Tom Williams and Sam Cross as they profile the Wales Sevens squad taking part in Hong Kong this weekend in the latest round of the HSBC Sevens World Series.