Dai Young hailed young gun Leigh Halfpenny following Cardiff Blues' 58-0 rout of Connacht.
Wales Under-20 star Halfpenny grabbed a quick-fire double as the Blues ran in nine unanswered tries at the Arms Park.
And Blues coach Young reckons Halfpenny, 19, is ready to set Europe alight next month.
Young said: "Leigh was outstanding and thoroughly deserved his man-of-the-match award. He was the leading light for the Under-20's last summer and is a quality player.
"He really gets the supporters on the edge of their seats and could be a big surprise to other sides in the next month especially in Europe."
Fly-half Ceri Sweeney scored two tries in an impressive 21-point tally while Jamie Roberts, Rhys Thomas, Gareth Thomas, Ma'ama Molitika and Taufa'ao Filise also touched down.
Young added: "We were excellent and our quality really shone through in the first half. The forwards set up the platform and the backs were clinical - we're building momentum at the right time."
Talismanic number eight Xavier Rush produced a 40-minute cameo on his return from a knee injury while Wales flanker Martyn Williams is back in full training ahead of their Heineken Cup opener on October 11.
When the Wales squad were asked to nominate individuals who played a big part in their early playing days, Wales and Dragons full back and wing Hallam Amos thought of his former Monmouth School rugby coach John Bevan.
Sam Cross and Luke Treharne have been named as co-captains of the Wales Sevens side as head coach Gareth Williams names his 12-man squad to play in the first leg of the HSBC World Series in Dubai next weekend.
Bedwas head coach Steve Law and players Nicky Griffiths and Alun Rees extol the virtues of the close knit club as they prepare to host third place RGC 1404 - who are one place head of them on the Principality Premiership points table - on Saturday.
Many of the Wales squad have said Diolch (thank you) to someone who played an important part in their early playing days by nominating them to be invited to the Wales v South Africa match. One person, Gowerton Comprehensive geography teacher Mr Dean Mason was nominated by two of his former pupils, Dan Biggar and Sam Davies.
The second WRU disability rugby pilot has been delivered, this time in Caerphilly schools, culminating in a festival at the Caerphilly Centre of Sporting Excellence, Ystrad Mynach tomorrow. Plans are in place to set up a Disability Rugby Club in Newbridge to provide long-term playing opportunities.
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