Gaby French charges into the Dragons defence at Caerphilly this afternoon.
Chloe Smith and Amerley Ruck led the way with two tries apiece to guide the Blues to a comfortable 51-0 victory over the Dragons in the WRU Regional Girls Under 18 competition at Caerphilly this afternoon.
The opening round of the competition kicked off on a sunny, but crisp afternoon with the Blues responding to the perfect conditions for running rugby by scoring a total of nine unanswered touchdowns.
The Blues had the ideal start to their campaign when Stephanie Cooper dotted down inside two minutes against the shell shocked Dragons. The Dragons received the kick-off but the alert Coope took the ball on a long arching run down the blindside, beating several players on her way and finally dotting down near the posts.
A few minutes later saw Blues speedster Chloe Smith weave in and out of the Dragons defence to score a try in the far corner. The Dragons showed intent when running ball, but they were never a serious concern for the Blues backs.
With the Blues dominating the game and surpassing the 50 point mark, referee Julian Smith blew the final whistle after only 32 minutes of play.
A delighted Blues team manager Alan Roberts, said: "The coaches were impressed with the talent on the field today. Although a short game, we can see a great side in the making, and look forward to playing Gogledd Cymru next Sunday at Gwernyfed (Kick-off 2.30pm)
Blues: Scorers - Tries: Stephanie Cooper, Chloe Smith (2), Jessica Pritchard, Amerley Ruck (2), Alana Griffiths, Lily Snape, Bronnie Jones; Cons: Brogan Jones (3).
The Half a Game initiative is currently sweeping across Wales and proving a major success. The scheme aims to give every young player at least half a game every weekend. WRU TV recently visited a festival in Narberth where clubs have fully embraced the initiative.
Both Bargoed and Swansea were seeking their first win of the Principality Premiership season this afternoon. It proved a fruitful day for the hosts - not only did they win, but Bargoed claimed a try bonus point.
Cardiff managed to keep their unbeaten record at home intact, but only just as Bridgend made them work extremely hard before the Blue and Blacks secured a hard fought Principality Premiership win at the BT Sport Arms Park last night.
Former Wales back row Andy Powell gives a guided tour of The Wern, home of Merthyr RFC, who are determined to prove a lot of people wrong and make their mark in their first season in the Principality Premiership.
Wales Sevens head coach Gareth Williams looks back on the Rio Sevens success where he helped GB win silver. He believes the successful campaign is a huge boost to his Welsh squad as they prepare for another World Series, as WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie discovers
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will be heading back home to take on the All Blacks next year where for him, success for 2017 is all about going to New Zealand and winning a Test Series.
Last week all roads led to Eugene Cross Park where defending champions Ebbw Vale hosted this season's launch of the Principality Premiership. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie was there to capture the thoughts of Damien Hudd, captain of Ebbw Vale, and WRU Head of Performance, Geraint John.
Llandovery made it three in a row when they defeated Aberavon in the final of the National Foster's 7s at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday. On another eventful day of sevens, Newport claimed the Plate and the Dragons won the women's crown
Last week saw Cardiff welcome players from around the world for the 21st Golden Oldies Festival. The tournament features players over 35 years of age, and this year's event saw a select few represent the WRU in a 'friendly' against the Wooden Spoon.
Wales Under 18 captain Callum Bradbury is delighted to have seen his side claim a narrow 18-17 victory against a strong SA Schools 'A' side to end the three-match Under 19 International Series in South Africa on a high note.