David Young has named his team for tomorrow's Amlin Cup semi final against London Wasps.
The Blues will go into Saturday's encounter with only one recognized scum half, Darren Allinson. Wales international scrum half Richie Rees has failed to recover from an ankle injury he picked up in the win over Newport Gwent Dragons last weekend and Gareth Cooper out for the season with a groin injury.
Blues, Wales and Lions centre Jamie Roberts has recovered from his knee injury and takes his place in the starting XV, while Andy Powell still needs two to three weeks to recover from his calf injury.
The Blues Supporters Club have taken over 200 bookings for the game and you can still book your place to travel with them to the venue, which will prove to be the easiest way, given some of the issues posed by public transport. All supporters of the Blues are welcome to join the supporters club for this vital Cup clash!
Bookings can be made directly with Edwards Coaches for the trip online via their website - click here -Alternatively you can call Edwards directly on 01443 202048.
Travelling fans will need to be at the Cardiff City Stadium at 12.30pm for the 1pm departure and we will depart from Adams Park approx one hour after the end of the game.
Supporters' Club Member Prices: Adult £15, Junior £10
Non Member Prices: Adult £20, Junior £15
15 Ben Blair 14 Leigh Halfpenny 13 Casey Laulala 12 Jamie Roberts 11 Chris Czekaj 10 Ceri Sweeney 9 Darren Allinson
1 Gethin Jenkins 2 T Rhys Thomas 3 Taufa'ao Filise 4 Deiniol Jones 5 Paul Tito (c) 6 Maama Molitika 7 Martyn Williams 8 Xavier Rush
16 Gareth Williams 17 John Yapp 18 Scott Andrews 19 Bradley Davies 20 Sam Warburton 21 Dai Flanagan 22 Dafydd Hewitt 23 Richard Mustoe
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