The Dragons threw wide open the race for a place in the final of the WRU Age Grade Championship by beating the Blues at the Welfare Ground, Newbridge last night.
Having won only one of their previous games this season in the Under 18 grade, the hosts produced their best display of the season, to ease themselves to within touching distance of the league leaders.
Flanker Grant Rogers and lock and captain Tom Crandon crossed for tries with scrum half Adam Jones kicking five points in his side's 15-3 victory over the Blues.
Diggy Bird bagged the only points of the evening for the Blues, although it took a wonderful collective effort from the Dragons to keep the Blues at bay in the final quarter.
Dragons Team manager Billy Vyvian said, " We are absolutely delighted with the win. We deserved to win and hopefully, this will be the victory which drives us on to greater things."
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.