Matthew Williams, Jason Tovey and Gareth Dare scored tries with Tovey adding a conversion and penalty. Daniel Newton kicked a first half penalty for the Scarlets whilst wing Matthew Lemon scored two second half tries. Blues South confirmed their place at the top of the table with a 16-10 win over Blues North at Abercynon. Gareth Price and Lee Collier scored for Blues South with two penalties from James Thomas. Blues North scored two tries courtesy of Gavin Lucas. Blues South fielded 7 replacements due to forthcoming international duty. It will now come down to the final round with Ospreys taking on the Scarlets at Ammanford RFC on April 19 to decide the other finalist.
Nearly 40 players were involved in the first Wales Under 18 training session of the season. WRU National Performance Manager Gethin Watts is excited at the potential shown by the group and expects the Regional Under 18 Championship to hone their skills even further.
The WRU officially unveiled the new pitch today in time for Wales to take on Australia in the first of the Dove Men Series autumn international matches this Saturday. Head Groundsman Lee Evans and colleague Craig Campbell reflect on the 15-week project and look ahead to a pitch perfect future at Millennium Stadium.