In the Coca-Cola Dragons Rugby Trust U14 Cup final, current Champions Treorchy will defend their title against New College. Over 220 schools took part in their local leagues in the first school term producing the final 32 teams that participated in the National knock-out stage of the competition. The final will kick off at 12.30pm on Monday 20 May.
The Welsh Youth U19 cup final between Cardiff and Aberavon will follow at 6.00pm. Swansea slipped out of this year's competition when going down 12-9 to the young Wizards at Morfa Stadium in what was a very close run semi-final. Current Cup holders Cardiff secured their place in the final defeating Newport 25-20 on Wednesday night.
In a festival of minis rugby, Cardiff RFC will play host to the National U10s Tournament on Sunday 19 May kicking off at 11.00am. The sixteen finalists, who were drawn from all parts of Wales, qualified through their district competitions. Over 100 teams participated in the initial competitions with: Abertillery, Cwmbran, Nelson, St Albans, Dinas Powys, Abercynon, Wattstown, Beddau, Aberavon Green Stars, Groesinon, Hendy, Burry Port, Crymych, Aberystwyth, Mold, Llandudno and last season's Champions Bridgend Athletic competing for the National U10s title.
The Welsh Rugby Union has awarded a unique 'President's Cap' to a specific group of players who represented their country between 1945 and 1979, but missed out on international recognition at the time.
Prabhat Mathema, the WRU's National Medical Manager explains the four part Pitchside Suspected Concussion Assessment process the IRB has devised that is being implemented throughout the Dove Men Series and in the LV= Cup this season, which includes the provision for a five minute temporary substitution to allow an assessment to take place.