Blues coach Gareth Baber gave the Cardiff Varsity team some last minute advice last week.
Cardiff University hope to have the edge in Wednesday's Welsh Varsity Match after calling in the expertise of Cardiff Blues.
Grand Slam stars Sam Warburton and Jamie Roberts, a student at the university, were on hand to offer a few words of wisdom ahead of the big match, while head coaches Justin Burnell and Gareth Baber helped in the training session last week
And Baber knows all about the magnitude of a Varsity match having won a Blue for Oxford during his playing days.
"There are huge rivalries when it comes to Varsity games. I was fortunate enough to play in one up at Twickenham but every educational institution has its rivalry with its and this is the big one for Cardiff.
"It's a great occasion for the two universities, rugby in Wales generally and a good place for students to demonstrate they have the skills to play regional and professional rugby.
"The universities are still a great breeding ground for players. Not everyone is going to be picked up at 16-years-old and come into development structures at professional clubs.
"There are a lot of boys going off to uni and there are good links with rugby clubs. We certainly have a good relationship with Cardiff and it's important that we maintain that to make sure any quality guys come into the regions."
Cardiff are aiming to avenge two consecutive defeats at the hands of Swansea to regain the Varsity crown in front of 30,000 students at the Millennium Stadium and Baber reckons the capital city outfit are in good shape for the crunch encounter.
"We've helped out with the session," added the former Oxford scrum-half. "We spoke about a couple of elements of their game and what they want to do. It's been a pleasure and they've taken everything on board despite the rain and enjoyed themselves.
"They're all fit, healthy young men and I'm sure they can get it done."
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.
The Wales U18 squad spent an emotional day in the drug-riddled townnship of Hout Bay. Hout Bay Warriors President Fred Johannes said the visit was 'the talk of the town' and will dream about the day everyday for the rest of his life.
RGC 1404's new head coach Mark Jones is hoping to build 'something special' in north Wales and is already looking forward to the development region participating in the Principality Premiership for the very first time.
A joint venture between the WRU and Admiral saw hundreds of children enjoy the Admiral Festival of Rugby held at the National Centre of Excellence at the weekend where Welsh internationals Sam Warburton, Scott Williams and Rob Evans were in attendance.
Wll Jones leads Wales U18s into battle this afternoon against Italy where the Welsh side will be seeking to bounce back from their narrow defeat to SA Schools in their opening clash of the U19 International Series
All four regions attended a successful training camp staged last weekend at the WRU National Centre of Excellence. It was a chance for new Wales Women's head coach Rowland Phillips to deliver his key messages to players and coaches as he prepares for the new season.
Wales U18 Team Manager Gethin Watts believes the next couple of weeks will be 'extremely beneficial' to the future of Welsh rugby as his side prepare to take part in the Under 19 International Series being staged in South Africa.
The WRU is searching for 12 new rugby development apprentices following a successful first year of its WRU Coach Core programme. Craig Duncan and Jess Hancock have flourished in the first year of the programme which has given them a real direction in their lives.
The WRU signed TV comedian Rhod Gilbert up to a 'Coaching Children Level 1' course before letting him loose on an U8s side at Whitland Junior Borderers - we went behind the scenes to film the making of 'Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience' see the results here.
Llandovery are aiming to make it three titles in a row in this year's Foster's National 7s being held at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Sunday 28 August. Drovers assistant coach Simon Davies and Lee Rees assess their sides chances
A pioneering strength and conditioning programme has been delivered to more than 8000 boys and girls at hub schools throughout Wales this season, helping to develop stronger, more flexible athletes for rugby and other sports.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series returns to the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on July 22nd when all four Welsh regions go head to head. Scarlets skills coach Dai Flanagan and Blues Elite Performance Pathway Manager Richard Hodges along with current Welsh squad members were at the launch of this season's event