David Young has named his side for the Boxing Day match against the Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade.
Speaking ahead of the match Young said, " Rodney Parade is always a difficult place to go and get a win, because the Dragons have always been strong at home. They had a confidence building win over a very good Ospreys team last week, so I'm sure they'll be looking forward to welcoming us there."
"They have put in some big performances recently and narrowly lost, so it was only a matter of time before one of those performances resulted in a win."
"We were disappointed with the standard of our play at the Scarlets over the weekend and will be looking for big improvements on Boxing Day. At Parc y Scarlets we didn't have enough possession due to our lack of accuracy and no territory. We spent most of the time defending. The players have realized they have to improve and have been going well in training this week."
Leigh Halfpenny and Deiniol Jones both suffered injuries in the loss to the Scarlets and join the injured list of international players on the Cardiff Blues treatment table.
15 BEN BLAIR
14 RICHARD MUSTOE
13 JAMIE ROBINSON
12 TOM SHANKLIN
11 TOM JAMES
10 CERI SWEENEY
9 JASON SPICE
1 JOHN YAPP
2 RHYS THOMAS
3 FAAO FILISE
4 BRADLEY DAVIES
5 SCOTT MORGAN
6 MAMMA MOLITIKA
7 ROBIN SOWDEN-TAYLOR (C)
8 ANDY POWELL
16 GARY POWELL
17 GARETH WILLIAMS
18 PAUL TITO
19 BEN WHITE
20 DARREN ALLINSON
21 NICKY ROBINSON
22 GARETH THOMAS
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Wales Women's head coach Rhys Edwards was at Llandovery to see the conclusion of an entertaining Women's Regional championship where any one of three teams were in contention for title glory on the last day of action.
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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.